Good morning – here are the top 10 news stories in Scotland this morning:
Rangers Football Club Born 1872, died 2012 (The Herald)
War of words over size of Scots Army (The Herald)
Fresh concern over enterprise chief’s new role (The Herald)
Edinburgh City Council director suspended (The Scotsman)
Leveson Inquiry: Scotland’s Alex Salmond to answer questions (BBC Scotland)
SNP pledge on separate Scotland bank regulation illegal, says industry (Daily Telegraph)
Dumfries and Galloway Council makes childminder data apology (BBC Scotland)
Army to bear brunt as 3,800 more jobs axed (Press & Journal)
Today’s Scottish Parliament highlights:
- 9.45: The Local Government and Regeneration Committee at Holyrood will take evidence on two recent reports compiled by the Accounts Commission for Scotland before considering the conduct of last month’s local elections with Andy O’Neill, Head of Office in Scotland for the Electoral Commission, among those set to speak.
- 10.00: Financial implications of Westminster’s Welfare Reform Act 2012 will be discussed by the Finance Committee with members of Glasgow City Council, City of Edinburgh Council, Highland Council and COSLA invited to give evidence.
- 14.30: Today’s Scottish Government debate will concentrate on service provision for victims and witnesses of crime and improvements that could be implemented ahead of a Scottish Government consultation.
For full details of all current and upcoming Scottish Parliamentary business, check out the official Business Bulletin.