Nuclear safety incidents on the Clyde with the “potential” to cause radiation leaks contaminating people and the environment have nearly doubled.
The Ministry of Defence has recorded more than 500 safety mishaps with nuclear submarines on the Clyde since 2006 - half of them in the last four years.
The Ministry of Defence has come under fierce fire after refusing to reveal the official safety ratings given by its watchdog for the Trident nuclear weapons system on the Clyde.
UK government plans for new Trident submarine reactors are under threat from staff shortages and spending cuts.
The Ministry of Defence has censored official warnings about the safety of the Trident nuclear weapons system based on the Clyde.