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Defence

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Do the SNP support Trident renewal?

The SNP has never and will never support the retention or renewal of Trident. We believe that nuclear weapons are immoral, ineffective and expensive.

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What is the SNP’s position on UK arms exports to Saudi Arabia?

Given the clear evidence that munitions supplied by the United Kingdom have been used in breach of international law, there should be an immediate ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia pending a full and proper independent investigation.

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How are the SNP supporting veterans?

The SNP believe that veterans are an asset to our society and deserve the best possible care and support.

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Does the SNP oppose UK government reductions to Scotland’s defence footprint – including the closure of Fort George?

The UK government’s most recent wave of defence cuts will see the closure of a number of historic defence sites in Scotland, including Glencorse Barracks, Penicuik; Redford Barracks, Edinburgh, and Fort George near Inverness. Scottish Ministers, SNP MPs and local communities have clearly set out our opposition to these cuts and it is deeply disappointing…

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What are the SNP doing to stop Nuclear convoys through Scotland’s streets?

The idea that weapons of mass destruction are being transported through our streets is absolutely chilling. The SNP have raised our concerns about this unacceptable risk to public safety.

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