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Key documents from Information Tribunal hearing on DNSR report

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MOD Information Tribunal

Witness statements and skeleton arguments submitted to the tribunal

Ministry of Defence censors nuclear safety reports

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The MoD claims that to release the reports would endanger national security

Skills shortage threatens MoD nuclear programmes

A shortage of skilled nuclear personnel within the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and the Royal Navy is “the principal threat to the delivery of nuclear safety”, according to an internal MoD report.

Nuclear safety event reported every fortnight at Atomic Weapons Establishment

An official record of nuclear incidents has revealed that over the last three years over eighty safety-related events were reported to government safety inspectors by the factory where Britain's nuclear weapons are designed and built – an average of more than two every month.