Scottish independence would damage UK defence and capabilities, says MOD report

With the referendum on Scottish independence due to take place next year, questions are being asked about how it will effect the defence industrial balance in the UK should voters elect for independence. A new report by the Ministry of Defence highlights the importance of an integrated approach to defence and claims that an independent Scotland would no longer benefit from Britain’s £34 billion defence industry. Under Future Force 2020 Scotland will be home to one of three Roya...
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