A cross party campaign to speed up the removal of redundant nuclear subs is gathering pace. Seven redundant subs currently sit in Rosyth dockyard, part of Dunfermline and West Fife SNP MP Douglas Chapman’s constituency. More are stored at Devonport on the south coast of England and collectively their storage is costing British taxpayers £30 million a year, according to a recent report by the Westminster public accounts committee. Mr Chapman has been working with Plymouth Sutton and Devonport Labour MP Luke Pollard as the two MPs who have old subs sitting in their respective backyards.
Dundee Courier 12th July 2019 read more »