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Referendum Bill Committee 2

Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Moore MP told the Referendum Bill Committee he was confident more powers will be delivered to Holyrood if there is a no vote in the independence referendum.

Mr Moore was giving evidence on 8 November 2012.

The Liberal Democrat cabinet minister said "I am confident that once Scotland has decided to reject independence then of course we will then deliver on further powers".

The Scottish Liberal Democrats recently put forward proposals for "home rule" for Scotland, which included major new financial powers.

Earlier this year, the prime minister told the BBC he was prepared to have a conversation about improving the devolution settlement after independence is rejected.

Committee convener Bruce Crawford, the former Scottish government minister, pressed Mr Moore on whether there would be clarity on what powers Scotland would receive before the independence referendum in Autumn 2014.

The first part of the debate can be viewed below:

Referendum Bill Committee 1

Referendum Bill Committee

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