Jeremy Corbyn insists scrapping Trident wouldn't equate to job losses
Corbyn explores how decommissioning Trident could create a new wave of manufacturing jobs
LABOUR leader hopeful Jeremy Corbyn has stated that if Trident were to be scrapped, it would potentially result in the defence jobs transitioning to renewable energy and infrastructure development.
Hiroshima 70th anniversary: SNP MSP condemns "immoral" Trident
Trident condemned by SNP on anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, but failure to oppose Nato nuclear alliance questioned
BILL KIDD MSP has renewed the SNP's call for complete nuclear disarmament and has condemned the UK Government's stockpiling of "immoral" weapons on the Clyde.
The call comes on the 70th anniversary of the US atom bomb on Hiroshima, with another exploding on the Japanese city of Nagasaki a few days later, the only two nuclear weapons ever to be used on civilian populations.
Trident whistle-blower says he will not remain silent upon Navy 'discharge'
William McNeilly releases new nine page report upon leaving the Royal Navy.
A WHISTLE-BLOWER who revealed a series of safety concerns about the UK's Trident submarine fleet has said he will not remain silent after being 'discharged' from the Royal Navy.
Defence Secretary rejects whistle-blower's Trident safety concerns after MoD investigation
McNeilly outlined over 20 examples of technological defects, lapse security and safety breaches with Trident
MICHAEL FALLON, Secretary of Defence, has issued a statement saying the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has completed an investigation into whistle-blower William McNeilly's Trident safety fears and found that his concerns were "either factually incorrect or the result of mis- or partial understanding."
SNP secures debate in the House of Commons over whistle-blower Trident safety risk revelations
Salmond states SNP will "continue to keep the pressure on" over McNeilly claims
THE SNP has secured a debate in the House of Commons over the safety of Trident nuclear missiles, after new revelations from whistle-blower William McNeilly who said that security and safety weaknesses were a "disaster waiting to happen".
The debate, which will take place next Thursday [28 May], is titled Safety at HM Naval Base Clyde, and is likely to focus on McNeilly's 18-page document which alleged over 30 counts of "serious security and safety breaches".
William McNeilly won't be prosecuted under Official Secrets Act for Trident revelations, MoD says
McNeilly claimed security at Faslane was more slack than some nightclubs, and said toilet roll caught fire in the missile compartment of one of the nuclear submarines
THE Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said that it won't prosecute William McNeilly under the Official Secrets Act, after the nuclear weapons systems engineer at Faslane naval base published a document alleging that poor safety and security meant that Trident was a "disaster waiting to happen".
5 shocking things about Trident that whistle-blower William McNeilly has revealed
CommonSpace looks at five ways in which McNeilly's Trident revelations matter
WILLIAM MCNEILLY'S decision to blow the whistle on what he alleges are extremely serious safety and security breaches at the Trident nuclear weapons facility in Faslane, just a half an hour's drive from Glasgow, is starting to create ripples after a slow start.
Trident whistleblower says he'll turn himself in to police
Whistleblower: "After working my ass off, putting my life on the line and sacrificing pretty much all I had to warn you and government, I'll be awarded with free meals and free accommodation, in prison"
A NUCLEAR weapons systems engineer at the Trident nuclear base has said he will turn himself into police after posting classified information claiming poor safety and security on the submarines is "a disaster waiting to happen", before going on the run.