The funeral of a former leader of the Scottish Conservatives, David McLetchie, is taking place today. The Lothian MSP died last week from cancer at the age of 61.
First Minister Alex Salmond, along with politicians from all parties, are expected to attend a service in Edinburgh.
Alex Fergusson, the Tory MSP for Galloway and Upper Nithsdale, was a close friend of Mr McLetchie. He will pay tribute to him during the ceremony .
Scottish Secretary Michael Moore is also expected to attend the service.
Mr McLetchie was a lawyer before being elected to the Scottish Parliament in 1999. He was the first Scottish Tory leader of the devolution era.
Prime Minister David Cameron paid tribute to him last week, describing him as "one of Scottish politics most formidable intellects and finest debaters".
The funeral of Joe Hendry, Leader of Carlisle City Council was held in the City today.
The man who led Labour back into power after a 13 year absence died last week aged 67.
Andy Burn reports:
The funeral of Joe Hendry, Leader of Carlisle City Council, was held this lunchtime.
Mourners lined the route of the civic procession through the town to say their goodbyes to the councillor, who died at last week at the age of 67.
Andy Burn was there:
A Civic Funeral will be held for the Leader of Carlisle City Council later today.
Joe Hendry died last week in hospital surrounded by his family.
The service, at Our Lady and St Joseph's Church is open to the public.
The Penrith and the Border MP has been giving his recollections of the former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher.
Rory Stewart was among the 2,000 strong congregation who attended her funeral in St Paul's Cathedral.
He described the service to Helen Ford:
The MP for Penrith and the Border has been giving his recollections of Baroness Thatcher.
Conservative member Rory Stewart was among the congregation at the former Prime Minister's funeral in St Paul's Cathedral.
He described the service to Helen Ford.
The funeral of Baroness Thatcher divided opinion in many areas, the former Prime Minister remaining as divisive in death as she was in life.
A debate about Mrs Thatcher's legacy that was meant to take place in the Scottish Parliament today was postponed after complaints over the insensitive timing of it.
John Bevir reports:
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP, David Mundell, has paid his last respects to Margaret Thatcher at her funeral today.
He attended the ceremony at St Paul's Cathedral alongside her friends, family, colleagues and international dignitaries.
Mr Mundell expressed his thanks to Baroness Thatcher for the support she offered to Sir Hector Munro following the Lockerbie Air Disaster, and for the support she offered to the locals during her visit to the town in the aftermath of the bombing.
Dumfries and Galloway Council have lowered the flag to half mast, in recognition of Margaret Thatcher's funeral.