Independence (Pensions)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 11:34 am on 11 September 2013.

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Photo of David Mundell David Mundell The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland 11:34, 11 September 2013

I know that the people of Scotland are not buttoned up the back. They understand that the Scottish Government and the SNP say one thing in private and another thing in public. In private, John Swinney has made it absolutely clear that the affordability of pensions would be a serious issue in an independent Scotland. That is a fact. [Interruption.]