What Savings can an Independent Scotland make?
Q: What savings can an independent Scotland make?
A: We will not have to spend £250 million on our share of the UK's nuclear weapons.
For more information on the savings an independent Scotland will make, see http://scoty.es/adifferentscotland.
This figure is based on the overall costs of Trident including acquisition and running costs over a 30-year life span. As part of the UK, Scotland's share of the cost at 8.4% (based on population) is approximately £250 million per annum.
The graphic was published by Yes Scotland on 16th January 2013.