U.K.’s Future Nuclear Policy Comes Under Scrutiny

By Tony Osborne
Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology

Some reports have suggested that the government would try to make the base sovereign U.K. territory, similar to the Sovereign Base Areas established in Cyprus. However, the move was denied by the government, as it faced a backlash from Scottish ministers.

The Scottish nationalist government hopes to hold a referendum on independence in fall 2014. If the people vote “yes,” it is the administration's intention is to have a constitutional platform in place for Scotland to become independent by March 2016.

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