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.
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.
Plans to replace Trident should be cancelled to prevent humanity toppling “into a nuclear annihilation abyss,” says former nuclear commander.
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.
After a breach in radioactive waste management procedures at the Trident submarine base on the Clyde, Ministry of Defence bosses admitted there had been "clear process failings and a lack of management supervision."
UK government plans for new Trident submarine reactors are under threat from staff shortages and spending cuts.
Revelations that the Ministry of Defence is planning 14 new developments at the Trident nuclear bases on the Clyde have sparked criticism.
The Ministry of Defence has censored official warnings about the safety of the Trident nuclear weapons system based on the Clyde.
At least 50 arms company employees had passes for Ministry of Defence premises this year, allowing them privileged access to Whitehall.