Holyrood morning roundup: Monday 28 May, 2012

by May 28, 2012 No Comments

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

Scottish drink-drive limit ‘to be lowered’ (BBC Scotland)

MPs press Osborne to abandon fuel duty rise (Press & Journal)

‘Brain drain’ as Scottish teachers targeted for UAE posts (Holyrood)

Critics slam ban on flying saltire above Hampden during Olympic Games (STV News)

Fury as it’s revealed nine fire chiefs retire and rake in £1.5m pensions..then get their jobs back (Daily Record)

MPs to probe claims of offshore blacklisting (Press & Journal)

Galloway won’t share ‘No’ platform with Alistair Darling and his “parcel of rogues” (Holyrood)

Yes campaign tactics fail to worry Labour (Herald)

Scottish independence: I don’t want ‘separatism’ says Sir Tom Farmer (Scotsman)

Windfarm fury prompts energy giant to downsize (Press & Journal)

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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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