Opposition to Trident

MoD officials warn that London would demand billions in compensation from Edinburgh to fund the moving of Britain’s nuclear deterrent to England

A spokesman for Alex Salmond, Scottish first minister, said: 

“The UK government should have a care, and stop this sabre rattling. The vast majority of MSPs [members of the Scottish parliament], as well as the churches, trade unions, and civic society across the nation totally oppose Trident nuclear weapons being based in Scotland – and in the last Westminster parliament a majority of Scottish MPs opposed the renewal of Trident.”

Source: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/20f28e12-3e0d-11e1-ac9b-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1jSgRXFha

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