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Scotland Without Nuclear Weapons Working Group - Remit


  • 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 opportunites
  • 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
  • Explore the implications of seeking observer status at the Non-Proliferation Treaty meetings and advise the Scottish Government on that process
  • 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
  • Identify good practice elsewhere in the world in developing peace and reconciliation and consider how Scotland might contribute to this work
  • Report to Ministers with advice, within the context of their devolved responsibilities, on a regular basis