Douglas Fraser
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Scottish independence: Yes vote could delay rise in pension age

Economic analysis shows that an independent Scotland could delay the rise in the state pension age by 12 years because Scots, on average, have shorter lives than people in the rest of the UK.

The findings by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research are part of an economic review of the case for independence.

BBC Scotland's business and economy editor Douglas Fraser reports.

  • 07 Feb 2014