The UK government is accused of secretly boosting the number of Trident nuclear warheads stored on the Clyde over the last five years.
As many as 22 nuclear warheads were transported from England to Scotland in eight road convoys during 2020 despite coronavirus restrictions.
The Ministry of Defence has failed to complete a review of the public hazards of nuclear bomb convoys despite being told by its watchdog in 2011 it was urgent.
Safety problems plaguing the nuclear bomb convoys that regularly crisscross the country by road have risen to a record high, according to new figures from the Ministry of Defence.
Scotland is “wholly unprepared” to deal with an accident or an attack on the nuclear bomb convoys that travel across the country.
The number of nuclear bombs being driven to and from the Clyde rose more than fivefold last year to help modernise Trident.
The nuclear bomb convoys that shuttle across the country have reported 43 safety incidents in the last three years, according to the Ministry of Defence.
Safety fears have been raised about planes carrying nuclear weapons ingredients such as tritium, plutonium and enriched uranium over the UK.
Mock nuclear accident tests involving the emergency services have revealed life-threatening delays, equipment shortages, and communication breakdowns.