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Last Updated: Wednesday, 9 May 2007, 16:36 GMT 17:36 UK
Tough talkers to oversee business
Scottish Parliament building
Labour's Margaret Curran has remained minister for parliament
A tough talking team is being put together to sort out the day-to-day business of the Scottish Parliament.

Holyrood's new bureau will include Scottish Labour deputy leader Cathy Jamieson and former Scots Conservative leader David McLetchie.

The SNP's Alasdair Morgan and the Scottish Liberal Democrats' Tavish Scott have also been appointed on an interim basis.

The high profile line up has reflected the outcome of the election.

Because no party has a majority, there is likely to be more haggling over debates and legislation in future.

Labour's Margaret Curran has remained minister for parliament until a new executive is appointed.

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