The Ministry of Defence has banned its military and civilian staff from speaking publicly about Trident nuclear weapons in Scotland.
The Ministry of Defence has “major weaknesses” in its safety systems putting the military and civilians at risk from accidental injuries and death, according to the MoD’s internal watchdog.
The Ministry of Defence has been formally reprimanded by its internal safety regulator for five nuclear safety breaches, according to documents seen by The Ferret.
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.
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.
The Ministry of Defence has censored official warnings about the safety of the Trident nuclear weapons system based on the Clyde.
Westminster spending watchdog condemns UK government plans to replace Trident as “in doubt” or “unachievable”.