Trident’s future

I don’t think Dr McCormick need worry about the future of Trident/Faslane in relation to the referendum (Letters, 1 September).

It seems to be generally agreed removal would require some years to arrange and by then there will have been at least one election in Scotland, giving him and other like-minded voters the chance to elect a pro-nuclear government.

The SNP’s current policies cannot determine what subsequent governments will do.

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Of course, by then the Westminster Government coming in next year may well have decided, because of financial constraints, doubts as to its military worth or whatever, that Trident should be scrapped.

S Beck

Craigleith Drive