IT IS one of the issues where there is a clear majority of Scots opposed to the UK Government, and many supporters of independence and a few who are not yet pro-Yes, want an independent Scotland to be free of the Trident nuclear submarines and missiles. Now the group of SNP CND members have published what is believed to be the first ever ‘Road Map’ of how an independent Scotland can get rid of Trident. The work is not overly technical but shows how Scottish independence can make the country free of nuclear weapons, which they say are increasingly outmoded because of the progress of cyber technology.
The National 10th July 2019 read more »
THREE people were arrested after painting anti-nuclear slogans on gates and notice boards outside the Faslane naval base. The trio were taking part in a protest to mark the second anniversary of the United Nations’ adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). The group identified the three people arrested by Ministry of Defence Police as Eoin McCarthy, Janet Fenton and Gillean Lawrence, and said they were charged with vandalism, taken to Greenock’s police station and released shortly afterwards.
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