Trident nuclear base condemned by Scottish Government watchdog for “poor” environmental performance after it polluted the Clyde with toxic chemicals.
The Ministry of Defence has been attacked for planning to increase discharges of radioactive waste from Faslane into the Firth of Clyde by up to 50 times.
The Attorney General’s Office is investigating whether Prime Minister Theresa May can be taken to court for conspiring to commit war crimes with Trident.
Armed Ministry of Defence police are planning to increase patrols in civilian areas outwith the Clyde nuclear bases, prompting fears about the “increasing militarisation” of the area.
More than £74 million of public money is spent every year to guard Trident warheads and nuclear submarines on the Clyde and across the UK.
The Infrastructure and Projects Authority told the Cabinet Office that £31bn programme for new nuclear submarines faces "major risks".