Strikes could ‘cripple’ nuclear submarine base on Clyde after workers back industrial action. Specialist contractors at Coulport could down tools in a dispute over pay at the Royal Navy base. Contractors employed to maintain weapons systems on Trident submarines have voted for industrial action in a move one union warned could “cripple” the UK’s nuclear deterrent. Unite said 90% of specialist staff it represents at the Coulport armaments base on Loch Long have backed action up to and including strikes – if bosses cannot resolve a row over pay.
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