Good morning – here are the top 10 news stories in Scotland this morning:
Salmond: My bank account was hacked by newspaper (The Herald)
Scottish independence: Dilemma over future of Faslane (The Scotsman)
MP savages watchdog over report on north fuel costs (Press & Journal)
SNP calls for clarity over Army changes (BBC Scotland)
‘Weakness’ in public body mergers, says Audit Scotland (BBC Scotland)
Aberdein cleared of misconduct (Holyrood)
Today’s Scottish Parliament highlights:
- 9.15: Labour MSP Jenny Marra will this morning call on MSPs to support gender quotas on boards of public bodies across Scotland.
- 14.00: FMQ’s today is certain to revolve around First Minister Alex Salmond’s appearance before the Leveson Inquiry yesterday where he insisted there was no “quid pro quo” over support for News Corporation’s BSkyB bid in return for backing from the Scottish Sun in last year’s Holyrood elections.
- 14.40: A ministerial statement on reform of the Common Fisheries Policy will be delivered in the wake of yesterday’s agreement among European ministers for a new set of rules and regulations.
For full details of all current and upcoming Scottish Parliamentary business, check out the official Business Bulletin.