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Working Group on Scotland Without Nuclear Weapons: Context
Governance Arrangements: Remit and Membership
Chapter 1 In the event of a decision to remove nuclear weapons from HM Naval Base Clyde, to examine the economic impact and to identify options for the development of alternative employment opportunities;
Chapter 2 Explore the various international opinions that exist on the legality of nuclear weapons so far as relevant to matters within the devolved competence of the Scottish Government; and explore the implications of seeking observer status at the Non-Proliferation Treaty Group and advise the Scottish Government on that process;
Chapter 3 Consider the adequacy of the current licensing and regulatory framework that exists in relation to HM Naval Base Clyde in relation to environmental, planning and transport issues;
Chapter 4 Identify good practice elsewhere in the world in developing peace and reconciliation and consider how Scotland might contribute to this work.
Summary of Options
Note on Methodology
Appendix A: STUC/ CND update report, May 2007 (pdf document)
Appendix B: Questions put to the Ministry of Defence relating to Chapter 1
Appendix C: Survey material substantiating chapter 3
The views expressed in this report are those of the Working Group on Scotland Without Nuclear Weapons and are not necessarily endorsed or shared by the Scottish Government.
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