Fact Check – SNP manifesto makes incorrect shipbuilding claim

The SNP manifesto has made an incorrect claim regarding shipbuilding in Scotland.

All the incorrect defence claims made in Party manifestos

A summary of defence related errors made in the main UK political party General Election 2019 manifestos.
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Fact Check – Labour manifesto makes significant mistake over Army size

The Labour manifesto has made an incorrect claim regarding the size of the British Army.

Fact Check – Liberal Democrats manifesto wrong on submarine patrols

The Liberal Democrats manifesto has made an incorrect point regarding the patrolling patterns of Trident carrying submarines.

RAF aircraft over Glasgow sparks odd speculation in local media

Despite provocative headlines to the contrary, the aircraft that was conducting training in and around Glasgow Airport was not "mysterious", "unmarked" or anything at all to do with the "Coronavirus lockdown".

‘Carrier with no planes’ – The myth that’s even being repeated by MPs

HMS Queen Elizabeth and her F-35 jets have been out to sea a few times now for trials and exercises so it's hard to imagine people, especially a Member of Parliament, spreading the myth that 'the carrier has no aircraft' but here we are.

MP claims ‘monthly transgressions’ and ‘no warships’ in Scottish waters

Member of Parliament for Kilmarnock and Loudoun Alan Brown has incorrectly claimed that there are "no surface warships" in Scotland, that there are "frequent transgressions into Scottish waters" requiring "regular patrols" and that Rosyth is "being scrapped", none of which is true.

How many frigates is Scotland building?

Scotland is building 8 Type 26 Frigates and 5 Type 31 Frigates.

No, orders for Scottish shipyards haven’t gone overseas

The five Type 31 Frigates on order are being built at Rosyth in Scotland.

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