The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has banned its military and civilian staff from speaking publicly about Trident nuclear weapons in Scotland. All members of the armed forces and MoD civil servants have been instructed not make any public comment, or have any contact with the media, on “contentious topics” such as “Trident/Successor” and “Scotland and Defence”. The instructions have been condemned as a “gagging order worthy of a dictatorship” by campaigners. They have also been criticised by the Scottish National Party as “an infringement too far”.
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