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SNP Become Player In Britain's Defence Future

A warning - this report contains flash photography The Scottish National Party has made a historic impact at the general election, winning...

A warning - this report contains flash photography
 
The Scottish National Party has made a historic impact at the general election, winning the vast majority of Scotland's political seats. 
 
Throughout the campaign their policy on defence and the Trident nuclear weapons programme has been a key issue. 
 
In Glasgow, meanwhile, they took charge of what was previously a Labour party stronghold. 
 
Tim Cooper asked Forces TV's James Hirst what impact the SNP could have on Trident.