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Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie, no stranger to a photo opportunity, is taking karate lesson in Edinburgh.
Anas Sarwar is also in the capital, to visit a bicycle co-operative and discuss plans for jobs and the environment.
Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie and Lothian candidate Alison Johnstone will join youth climate striker Dylan Hamilton, who has spent the past week striking on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
Nicola Sturgeon will today urge women to give both votes to the SNP as she highlights plans to support women as Scotland recovers from Covid.
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross will be campaigning in Fife.
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