Alex Salmond hinted at a desire to return to frontline Scottish politics as Holyrood backed the devolution of major new tax and spend powers.
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People in the north and north-east of Scotlcould be hundreds of pounds a year better off under Liberal Democrat plans to raise the personal allowance.
The Scottish Greens have pledged their return to "truly progressive taxation" will help fund the building of affordable homes in the north-east.
The Scottish Conservatives have warned that any move to raise income tax rates above those in the UK would leave Scotland at a "competitive disadvantage".
Scottish Secretary David Mundell has thrown down the gauntlet to the SNP by calling for Holyrood's new powers over income tax to be in place from 2017.
Nicola Sturgeon slammed newly-published legislation to give more powers to the Scottish Parliament as falling short “in almost every area”.