A daily snapshot of the morning headlines and Parliamentary business
Good morning – here are the top 10 news stories in Scotland this morning:
Report finds indiscipline problem in Scottish schools (BBC Scotland)
Water register call to curb deadly bug risk (Press & Journal)
Scottish independence would damage ‘soul of our nation’ says Ed Miliband (Daily Telegraph)
Cameras in court ‘a threat to witnesses’ (Daily Express)
Councils to tackle problem hedges in new plan (The Herald)
Teachers ‘tactically’ ignore mobile phone use in classroom (Daily Telegraph)
Today’s Scottish Parliament highlights:
10.15: Director of Ofcom Scotland, Vicki Nash, alongside Clive Mitchell, Strategic Development Manager at Scottish Natural Heritage, will be among witnesses giving evidence to the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee on the Draft Budget.
14.00: Infrastructure, Investment and Cities is to be one of two cabinet briefs covered in today’s portfolio questions inside the chamber with the Scottish Government set to be asked, among other things, its strategy for the roll-out of 4G mobile services.
15.00: Today’s Scottish Labour Party Business will centre on a motion led by leader Johann Lamont focusing on the future delivery of public services in Scotland.
For full details of all current and upcoming Scottish Parliamentary business, check out the official Business Bulletin.