Leading business figures have warned that David Cameron's plans to make companies release their tax affairs could undermine the economic recovery, according to the Daily Telegraph.
The Prime Minister yesterday launched an attack on corporate tax avoidance, saying it was time for businesses to "wake up and smell the coffee" - an apparent swipe at Starbucks.
A Conservative MP wrote to all of the FTSE 100 chief executives and 52 replied.
Out of those who replied, 32 of them warned the Government against publishing details of their tax affairs.
More top news
Accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen will attend the opening ceremony of the fifth session in the Holyrood chamber.
Ms Leadsom has received the backing of Ian Duncan Smith, the former work and pensions secretary.
The former shadow work and pensions secretary is considered a more viable candidate than Angela Eagle, a Labour source has told ITV News.