A quarter of Scots back the 1p rise in income tax proposed by Labour and the Lib Dems, according to a new poll.

Research by Survation for the Scottish Daily Mail found 24% of respondents back a 1p rise, while 41% want the basic rate to remain unchanged and 18% want a 1p cut.

More than a third (38%) want the top rate of income tax to be increased, while 34% said there should be no change and 13% support a cut.

Meanwhile, the poll put support for the SNP in the constituency vote at May's Holyrood election on 54%, with Labour on 21%, ahead of the Tories in third place on 16%.

Backing for the Liberal Democrats remains at 5%, with others on 4%.

In the regional list section of the vote, support for the SNP remains high on 43% with Labour on 19% and the Conservatives on 14%.

The Scottish Greens are on 9% with Ukip on 6%, just behind the Liberal Democrats on 7%.

The poll also asked respondents whether they back the introduction of an hour-long Scottish Six news programme, with 36.3% for the move and 32.7% opposed.

Survation interviewed 1,022 adults aged 16 and over between February 25 and 29.