- Published on Sunday, 09 March 2014 09:04
The Defence Minister has been shown to have deceived the House of Commons in his statement on Thursday about a radiation incident on the Trident submarine prototype reactor at Dounreay. He told Parliament there had been "no measurable change in the radiation". However published figures show discharges at the time of the accident, in 2012, were 11 times higher than the average since 2000. First Minister Alex Salmond said, "What a tangled web Hammond weaves when he practices to deceive".
- Published on Thursday, 06 March 2014 12:51
- Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 12:05
Scotland's Deputy First Minister clashed with the leader of the Scottish Labour Party in a televised debate on STV. One of the key areas of disagreement was Trident. Johann Lamont was asked several times whether she supported Trident replacement and she failed to give a direct answer. She suggested that the SNP were just using opposition to nuclear weapons as a tactic to promote independence. Nicola Sturgeon responded by saying that she had joined CND before she joined the SNP.
- Published on Friday, 14 February 2014 14:45
It's time to live my life without you!
We've been forced to live together for 53 years, but I really never liked you. You are not the dream I have. You are destructive and hateful, and you spend all my savings.
It's time to put MYSELF first.
- Published on Friday, 14 February 2014 13:50
The UK is boycotting a major conference in Mexico on the effect of nuclear weapons. Bill Kidd MSP has put down a motion in the Scottish Parliament which highlights this. Please ask your MSPs to support the motion.
- Published on Thursday, 06 February 2014 09:48
After contacting a range of MPs, Kiran Stacey and Carola Hoyos write in the Financial Times "Scottish independence would reignite the battle over the future of Britain's nuclear deterrent, driving up the price so much it might no longer be considered value for money, senior Westminster figures have told the Financial Times. MPs from all three main parties said they would reconsider whether or not to invest in a replacement for the Trident-based missile system in the event of a Yes vote in September."
- Published on Wednesday, 05 February 2014 18:01