Page last updated at 12:46 GMT, Thursday, 26 February 2009

Darling on Goodwin pension payment

Advertisement

Chancellor Alistair Darling has spoken about the huge pension awarded to former Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) boss Sir Fred Goodwin.

RBS has come under fire, after it emerged Sir Fred, who retired at 50, is drawing a 650,000 a year pension.

Speaking in the Commons, Mr Darling said the government had no part in negotiating the agreement otherwise it would not have been approved.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific