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Summary

  1. The Education Committee takes evidence from the Commission on Widening Access and the Fair Access commissioner
  2. Health and sport ministers are in the hot seats for portfolio questions
  3. Scottish Labour lead a debate on public services
  4. SNP MSP Emma Harper leads a member's debate on celebrating Burns and the Scots language

Live Reporting

By Colin Bell and Craig Hutchison

All times stated are UK

  1. Good morning and welcome to Holyrood Live

    Glasgow University

    Good morning and welcome to our coverage of the Scottish Parliament for Wednesday 25 January 2017. 

    First up this morning, we will bring you full and extensive coverage of the Education Committee as it takes evidence from the Commission on Widening Access and the Commissioner for Fair Access. 

    Nurse

    In the chamber this afternoon, we begin with portfolio questions as health and sport ministers are quizzed by MSPs.

    Scottish Labour will then lead a debate on the budget, asking Parliament not to support it in its current form. 

    After decision time, SNP MSP Emma Harper will lead this evening's member's debate on celebrating Burns and the Scots language. 

    Robert Burns