“OF COURSE the UK has the formula for, and samples of, the Novichok nerve agent, and the ability to synthesise it... If anyone has any lingering doubts about this, watch this revealing BBC documentary about Porton Down, the MOD's chemical & biological weapons laboratory 10 miles from Salisbury, before this link gets taken down... Incidentally, this is exactly the kind of WMD-producing facility that Britain and the US would totally obliterate other countries for even the suspicion of having... and did, although proved wrong (IRAQ, 2003).
Quite extraordinary footage, and that's only what they were allowed to capture on film, so prepare to be amazed. The second half of the program should leave no doubt in anyone's mind that Britain is in possession of this substance, especially given that the Russian chemist who revealed its existence has been living in the US for the past 20 years. “
Inside Porton Down: Britain's Secret Weapons Research Facility
Dr Michael Mosley investigates Britain's most secretive and controversial military research base, Porton Down, on its 100th anniversary. He comes face to face with chemical and biological weapons old and new, reveals the truth about shocking animal and human testing, and discovers how the latest science and technology are helping to defend us against terrorist attacks and rogue nations.