Tax experts warn SNP pledge to devolve National Insurance ‘complicated and costly’ – The Scotsman

Majority of people think Scotland is a worse country than it was 10 years ago – Daily Express

Campaigner says Inverclyde has a housing emerency with overcrowding – Greenock Telegraph

SNP pledges ‘framework’ for drug consumption rooms in manifesto – Pharmaceutical Journal

Health Secretary Neil Gray says ‘I’m sorry’ to 840,000 Scots stuck on NHS waiting lists – Daily Record

The SNP’s election pitch is a masterclass in inconsistency – The Spectator

Our students, lecturers and Scotland deserves better – Glasgow Times

Environmental groups call for investigation into Scottish government’s incineration policy – resource.co