The taxpayer is spending £30 million a year to maintain graveyards for old nuclear submarines, a Plymouth MP has warned. Speaking in the Commons, Luke Pollard, Labour MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, said: “Every nuclear submarine Britain has ever had is still afloat.” Already 13 decommissioned nuclear submarines are stored at Devonport Dockyard in Plymouth and another seven in Rosyth in Scotland, and the number will grow as the fleet of Vanguard class submarines is replaced by the newer Astute class.
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Rosyth: MoD reaching ‘crisis point’ when it comes to storing redundant nuclear submarines.
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