Good morning – here are the top 10 news stories in Scotland this morning:
Blueprint for oil and gas sector growth hailed (Press & Journal)
Seaside and Blue Flag awards for Scottish beaches (BBC Scotland)
Glasgow to host Fraunhofer laser research hub (BBC Scotland)
History disappears in a digital black hole (Scotsman)
Today’s Scottish Parliament highlights:
10.00 – The Scottish Government’s renewable energy targets will be the focus of today’s Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee with Peter Atherton, Head of European Utility Sector Research at Citigroup Global Markets and Andrew Buglass, Managing Director, Head of Energy Structured Finance, Corporate and Institutional Banking at the Royal Back of Scotland set to feature.
10.00 – Katie Hutton, Lead Head of NTP Policy Integration, and Danny Logue, Director of Operations at Skills Development Scotland, will provide input on improving employability to the Finance Committee before evidence is taken on the implementation of financial powers arising from the Scotland Act 2012.
14.00 – This afternoon will see a Scottish Government debate on the implications for the Scottish economy of the current economic crisis within the Eurozone.
For full details of all current and upcoming Scottish Parliamentary business, check out the official Business Bulletin.