HUNDREDS of workers at the Faslane and Coulport nuclear and naval armament bases will stage a mass walkout today, according to union Unite.

The union has planned a campaign of industrial action over a pay dispute with ­employer Babcock Marine.

Industrial action involving a work to rule, call-out ban and a ban on all non-contractual overtime was due to ­commence at 12.01am this morning.

Unite say there will also be a two-hour stoppage at 10am today. They are also planning as further discontinuous strike action in the form of staged stoppages.