Good morning – here are the top 10 news stories in Scotland this morning:
Osborne to axe regional pay cuts in latest U-turn (The Herald)
Alistair Darling warning on SNP plan for sterling (The Scotsman)
New law on prostitution proposed at Scottish Parliament (BBC Scotland)
Windfarm on Munro slopes kicks up storm (Press & Journal)
Barnardo’s chief joins gay marriage row (The Herald)
Submarine deal ‘will put new WMDs on the Clyde’ says SNP (The Scotsman)
Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland independence warning (BBC Scotland)
Today’s Scottish Parliament highlights:
- 10.00: The Justice Committee at Holyrood will today consider a members bill put forward by Labour MSP Rhoda Grant calling for prostitution to be made illegal in Scotland.
- 10.00: Members of the Education and Culture Committee will take evidence from John Fyffe, Association of Directors of Education in Scotland, and Barry White, Chief Executive Officer for Scottish Futures Trust, on school buildings.
- 14.00: Steps to preventing homelessness among young people will be explored by the Equal Opportunities Committee this afternoon with Janeine Barrett, Principal Officer Homelessness at North Ayrshire Council, and David Goldie, Head of Housing for Highland Council, among those called to give evidence.
For full details of all current and upcoming Scottish Parliamentary business, check out the official Business Bulletin.