Ruth Davidson has hinted that she could make the switch from Holyrood to Westminster and run as an MP.
Banks will be left in no doubt about the scale of opposition in Scotland to the branch closures when the issue goes to a Scottish Parliament vote this week.
The Scottish Government's controversial named person policy is facing further delays following a vote by a Holyrood committee.
The Named Person scheme hit another roadblock when a Holyrood committee stalled its progress.
MSPs are in line for a pay rise next year taking their basic salary to £62,149.
Former Scottish Labour boss Alex Rowley has returned to Holyrood after steering clear of the parliament for several weeks.
MSPs from across the political divide have warned the Health Secretary that she must take "decisive" and "radical" action on Scotland's mesh scandal.
Botched workmanship led to this week’s partial closure of the Queensferry Crossing, a senior Scottish Government official has admitted.
The number of Scots taking part in sport or physical activity has stagnated, a parliamentary report has found.
Scotland's minimum unit price for alcohol could be in place at the start of May next year, Scotland's Health Secretary has announced.