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Economic impact of Scottish independence

The debate over the economic impact of Scottish independence continues.

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Scots finance fears

Savers and pensioners would be more at risk in an independent Scotland according to a new report by the UK Treasury.

Scottish Secretary Michael Moore says independence would make Scotland more vulnerable to a banking crisis and that it would be hard for Scotland to maintain a separate pension protection scheme.

The Scottish Government has dismissed his claims as 'flimsy' and will set out their own economic paper tomorrow.

Mr Moore said:

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