THE SNP are poised for a major debate at next week’s party conference over the speed at which Trident should be removed from Scotland after independence. CND activists in the party – backed by Nicola Sturgeon’s own Glasgow Southside constituency – want a three-year timetable to be fixed for an independent Scottish Government to scrap the nuclear submarines and weapons from the Clyde.
The National 4th Sept 2021 read more »
Despite Scottish independence looking increasingly unlikely ─ the most recent poll, by consultants Redfield & Wilton last month, put confirmed support for Yes at 44 per cent ─ on Thursday SNP defence lead and Glasgow South MP Stewart McDonald reacted to a Financial Times story about UK contingency plans for Trident to say nuclear submarines would be removed from Faslane “at pace” following independence.
Scotsman 4th Sept 2021 read more »
The SNP will quickly tear down Britain’s nuclear bases if Scotland becomes independent and there is ‘no chance’ Trident will be allowed to stay north of the border.
Daily Mail 3rd Sept 2021 read more »