Good morning – here are the top 10 news stories in Scotland this morning:
Aberdonians savour their golden moment (Press & Journal)
Boarding ‘puts patients at risk’ (BBC Scotland)
Legionnaires’ outbreak: second company ordered to clean up (Daily Telegraph)
‘Grow crops on unused land’ call (BBC Scotland)
Today’s Scottish Parliament highlights:
- 09.30: Members of the Justice Committee at Holyrood will this morning consider the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Bill, which is set to see eight existing regional police forces and fire brigades merged into a single unit by April 2013, at Stage 2.
- 10.00: Children’s charities including, among others, Kibble Education and Care Centre and Parenting across Scotland, will provide evidence as part of a round-table discussion conducted by the Education and Culture Committee.
- 14.00: MSPs sitting on the Equal Opportunities Committee will consider a petition calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to scrap gender-specific school uniforms.
For full details of all current and upcoming Scottish Parliamentary business, check out the official Business Bulletin.