Holyrood morning roundup: Friday 08 June, 2012

by Jun 08, 2012 No Comments

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

Swinney plans tax cut to kickstart housing market (The Herald)

Scottish tax service plan under attack (The Herald)

Independence: Full control of income tax if Scotland says ‘no’ (The Scotsman)

Olympic flame: Torch relay begins Scotland tour (BBC Scotland)

MSP Bill Walker charged over assault allegations (BBC Scotland)

Legionnaires outbreak: Partner tells of victim’s agonising last hours as he battled bug (Daily Record)

Jobs bonanza as Statoil plans to develop fields (Press & Journal)

Edinburgh Legionnaires’ outbreak: Doctors can’t rule out further deaths (STV)

SNP anger at Defence Secretary’s claim that a Scottish army would not be ‘sustainable’ (The Scotsman)

Scots will not be British if they vote for independence, says Miliband (The Guardian)

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Alan Robertson Alan Robertson

A graduate in Politics and Journalism from the University of Strathclyde, Alan joined the Holyrood team as a reporter in May 2012 fresh from finishing his studies. Alan spent four years in student media, the last of which helping to launch the award-winning Glasgow Journal as Managing Editor, and continues to work part-time as a sub-editor in sport for the Sunday...

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