The clean-up of radioactive pollution by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) at Dalgety Bay in Fife is to start — 31 years after it was first discovered.
The UK government is accused of secretly boosting the number of Trident nuclear warheads stored on the Clyde over the last five years.
The Ministry of Defence is having a “devastating impact on communities” by selling off land that could be used for housing, according to one of the largest trade unions in Britain.
Property sold off by public bodies across Scotland is worth half a billion and includes leisure centres, hospitals, healthcare clinics, and swimming pools.
As many as 22 nuclear warheads were transported from England to Scotland in eight road convoys during 2020 despite coronavirus restrictions.
Nuclear bomb sites across the UK have fire safety problems as well as shortages of safety regulators and engineers, according to a Ministry of Defence report.
The company that runs the port at Hunterston in North Ayrshire wants to use it to break up the radioactive hulks of defunct nuclear submarines.
The arms industry is preparing to use two spaceports planned for Scotland to launch military spy satellites, an investigation by The Ferret can reveal.
The cost of UK programmes to replace Trident and nuclear submarines on the Clyde increased by over £1 billion in a year, according to data released by the Ministry of Defence.