They are the most powerful and influential people in Scotland.
One of the candidates to become the new leader of Scottish Labour has expressed "reservations" about the full devolution of income tax powers to Holyrood.
BBC Scotland producer
VIOLINIST Nicola Benedetti led thousands of schoolchildren in a music lesson with a difference as they played along with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
WE'VE all mimed in front of the mirror clutching a hairbrush or attempted to emulate our musical heroes at karaoke, but for the 200 regulars on the Scottish tribute act circuit it's an altogether more serious matter.