Stalwarts like Clive will rejoice that Scotland’s First Minister has guaranteed he would scrap the Trident nuclear programme if Scotland gains independence.
Speaking on STV’s Scotland Tonight show, Alex Salmond agreed “100%” he would get rid of the nuclear submarine programme if he wins independence for the country.
He said: “We wouldn’t have the obscenity of a new generation of weapons of mass destruction decimating the west coast of Scotland.
“Spending £100bn on this new generation of nuclear weapons, we don’t want any part of that.
“It would be the guarantee that never again would we be spilling and wasting our best blood in illegal wars like Iraq.”