Labour has dropped its flagship policy of reintroducing a 50p income tax rate and instead is concentrating on stopping the Chancellor from cutting the 45p rate to 40p.
Labour and the SNP have both accused David Cameron's Government of failing to deliver the Smith Commission proposals on extra welfare powers.
Britain's economy grew more strongly than previously thought in the first quarter of the year and official figures have also revealed a better performance for 2014.
GREECE will keep its banks closed today after international creditors refused to extend the country's bail-out and savers queued to withdraw cash, taking Athens's stand-off to a dangerous new level.
A prominent economist has urged the Chancellor to slow his austerity drive or risk derailing the fragile economic recovery in Scotland.