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Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

Hugh Chalmers and Malcolm Chalmers
Occasional Papers, 11 August 2014
Proliferation and Nuclear Policy, UK Project on Nuclear Issues, Scottish Defence and Security Policy, Trident, UK, UK Defence
A Scottish vote for independence would present a significant challenge to the rest of the UK’s nuclear forces, with implications for the country's nuclear-weapons policy

In this paper, Hugh Chalmers and Professor Malcolm Chalmers argue that while the technical and financial challenges presented by Scottish independence would influence this discussion, they would not be severe enough to dictate it.

About the Authors

Hugh Chalmers is a Research Analyst within RUSI’s Nuclear Analysis Programme. 

Professor Malcolm Chalmers is Research Director at RUSI, and leads its work on nuclear policy issues. 


Malcolm Chalmers
Deputy Director-General

Professor Malcolm Chalmers is Deputy Director-General of RUSI and directs its growing portfolio of research into contemporary... read more

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