Delivery of nuclear reactors to power a new fleet of Trident submarines on the Clyde has been branded as “unachievable” for the second year running.
The number of nuclear safety incidents recorded by the Ministry of Defence at Faslane and Coulport on the Clyde has rocketed by a third in a year.
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 is facing criticism for lobbying up to 27 Westminster politicians on the “benefits” of nuclear weapons for the union.
The Ministry of Defence covered up evidence that toxic contamination could have spread from Gruinard island to the mainland in north west Scotland.
The Faslane nuclear base on the Clyde could be forced to shut down by increasing storms and floods caused by climate pollution, according to an expert report.
A ruling allowing the Ministry of Defence to keep nuclear safety problems secret has been condemned as a threat to democracy, with “devastating” accident risks.
Trident nuclear base condemned by Scottish Government watchdog for “poor” environmental performance after it polluted the Clyde with toxic chemicals.
The UK government is accused of secretly boosting the number of Trident nuclear warheads stored on the Clyde over the last five years.