A daily snapshot of the morning headlines and Parliamentary business
Good morning – here are the top 10 news stories in Scotland this morning:
Lamont tightens her grip on Scottish Labour (The Herald)
Officials bullied at city council, probe reveals (Press & Journal)
New Edinburgh Sick Children’s building gets go ahead (BBC Scotland)
‘Double standards’ over wildlife crime, say gamekeepers (Daily Telegraph)
Scotland ‘could not afford welfare bill’, says Iain Duncan Smith (The Independent)
Creative Scotland bosses attacked over culture decisions (The Scotsman)
Today’s Scottish Parliament highlights:
09.30: The Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee at Holyrood is set to consider a draft report in private relating to their ongoing inquiry into the Scottish Government’s renewable energy targets.
14.00: Today’s portfolio questions inside the chamber revolve around justice and law officers before rural affairs and the environment takes centre stage.
15.00: The Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP) is to be the focus of a Scottish Labour Party debate amid concerns over revisions to the rail project.
For full details of all current and upcoming Scottish Parliamentary business, check out the official Business Bulletin.