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Sturgeon claims pensioners could be better off after ‘Yes’ vote

NEWS: Pensioners in Scotland could be about £260 a year better off after independence, the Deputy First Minister said.
Nicola Sturgeon said while Westminster is yet to confirm how much senior citizens on the new single tier pension will receive, it is estimated that payments could be about £155 a week.

Earlier this week shadow Scottish secretary Margaret Curran claimed leaving the UK would be a “leap in the dark” for Scots who rely on pensions and other benefits.

Read More at The Scotsman