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Scotland's Finance Secretary to set out budget

John Swinney, Finance Secretary Credit: PA

Scotland's Finance Secretary will outline his spending plans for 2014-15 this afternoon.

The draft Budget will be announced by John Swinney and debated by MSPs at Holyrood.

He is under pressure from opponents to address issues ranging from the cost of living, to college funding and childcare.

Campaigners will be protesting outside the Scottish Parliament calling for more to be done to help households that are being affected by the so-called Bedroom Tax.