The Scotsman cartoon: MP questions over Pfizer deal

Illustration: Brian Adcock
Illustration: Brian Adcock
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MPs have questioned Vince Cable on how he can be sure promises given by Pfizer would be kept if the company takes over UK pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca.

Pfizer offered £63 billion for AstraZeneca on Friday. If the deal went ahead, it would be the biggest takeover in UK corporate history.