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Faslane Safety Failures

Devastating admissions about one of Britain’s most significant nuclear sites are disclosed in MoD documents released under the Freedom of Information Act. The sprawling and heavily-defended base for the UK’s nuclear deterrent at Faslane, is a facility which dominates the coastline on a quiet sea loch north-west of Glasgow.

Navy to cut costs at Portsmouth, Devonport & Faslane

Navy tells Faslane to cut costs by £30m, Ian Bruce, Defence Correspondent, February 21st 2007, The Herald


Parliamentary questions: Radioactive waste storage sites

Radioactive Waste (Consultation)

7 July 2005 : Columns 440-1 13. John Robertson (Glasgow, North-West) (Lab): What discussions she has had with the Chairman of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management on publication of the findings of its public consultation programme. [10120]

Devonport Dockyard: nuclear safety

Part one of this Review assesses the hazards, risks and consequences associated with nuclear powered and possibly nuclear-armed submarines when on passage to, manoeuvring about and whilst alongside undergoing refit and refuelling at the nuclear submarine complex in Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth.

Part two considers the requirements of The Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations (REPPIR) for the local authority to provide an off-site emergency plan in response to all reasonably foreseeable radioactive release incidents.