Holyrood morning roundup: Monday 5 March, 2012

by Mar 05, 2012 No Comments

Good morning – here are the top 10 stories in Scotland this morning:

Lawyer targeted in ‘bomb plot’ with Celtic manager Neil Lennon found dead (Guardian)

Tributes paid to leading Scottish lawyer Paul McBride QC (BBC Scotland)

Foreign steel for the Forth bridge ‘is scandal’ (Herald)

Labour colleagues urge shamed MP Eric Joyce to resign immediately in light of new revelations (Daily Record)

Bill Walker never told the SNP of abuse claims, says Alex Salmond (Scotsman)

LibDems see off grassroots revolt

Security breach at Castle Huntly prison as confidential files go missing after being binned by wardens (Daily Record)

Stroke screening should be introduced ‘urgently’
(STV News)

Farm subsidy loophole costs millions (BBC Scotland)

Grim view of Scottish tourism industry (Scotsman)

For a full roundup of Scottish Parliament events, check out the official Business Bulletin

Paris Gourtsoyannis Paris Gourtsoyannis

Paris joined Holyrood in September 2011, and became education correspondent in May 2012. Born in Canada into a Greek family, and raised in Belgium, he came to Scotland in 2005 to study at the University of Edinburgh, where he was involved with award-winning student publication The Journal. Before working at Holyrood, Paris contributed to the Edinburgh Evening News, the Guardian and Guardian Local, and interned at think-tank Demos. His beat takes in all areas of Scotland's education and skills sector, including early years, adult learning, and employability...

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