Dear Stirling Council,

With increased geopolitical tensions in the world between the west and major superpowers such as Russia and China, how many bomb shelters (including nuclear bomb shelters) are available in the Stirling Council area for the public to take shelter in? In the unlikely event that a Third World War were to erupt, military bases including Forthside Barracks would become major targets of nuclear bombs.

Yours faithfully,

Jonathan Rainey

FOI, Stirling Council

Dear Jonathan Rainey,

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Yours sincerely,

Amy Westmorland
Stirling Council
01786 233944
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dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

CorporateFOI, Stirling Council

Dear Jonathan Rainey,

 

I refer to your above request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland)
Act 2002, which was logged by us as FOI/12989.

                                                                   

 

The following information has been provided in response to your request.

 

With increased geopolitical tensions in the world between the west and
major superpowers such as Russia and China, how many bomb shelters
(including nuclear bomb shelters) are available in the Stirling Council
area for the public to take shelter in? In the unlikely event that a Third
World War were to erupt, military bases including Forthside Barracks would
become major targets of nuclear bombs.

 

Response from Stirling Council Resilience and Risk Team: We are unaware of
any bomb shelters in the Stirling Council area. We do not hold the
information you have requested in terms of section 17 of the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Leeanne Gray

FOI Co-ordinator

Stirling Council

 

 

 

 

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