Scottish Parliament suspended after Scottish budget leaked

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Holyrood’s presiding officer has suspended parliament for half an hour after details of the Scottish budget were leaked to the press.

Alison Johnstone spoke to the First Minister and Deputy First Minister to express her “concern” at the leak.

They gave her their “categoric assurance” that the information was not shared with the BBC by the Government.

The BBC published a story setting out the tax rates which were due to be announced by SNP Deputy Leader John Swinney later today.

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