Uk news New restrictions on click-and-collect, takeaways and alcohol across Scotland MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Six changes take effect from Saturday in Scotland in the fight against rising levels of coronavirus
Breaking News ! Scotland is going into a tighter lockdown with bans on drinking outdoors and more curbs on retail and takeaways. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced click and collect services will be restricted to essential services only, such as clothes, homeware, baby equipment and books. Takeaway services will have to be offered through a hatch to stop people coming indoors. Drinking alcohol outdoors will be banned in all level 4 areas of Scotland, putting an end to any takeaway pints. Employers will be under a strengthened obligation to allow staff to work from home. Maintenance and other trade work in people’s homes will be restricted by law to essential upkeep only. The law on leaving a house for essential purposes will be tightened to make sure people do not then stay outside in breach of the wider guidance. The new rules were confirmed by the First Minister in a statement at the Scottish Parliament today. Read More Related Articles Get the latest Scottish politics headlines with our new daily newsletter Read More Related Articles Four day working week in Scotland should be considered, Citizens Assembly says Emergency level 4 rules were imposed across mainland Scotland and Skye on Boxing Day. All other island areas were placed at level 3.
. Sturgeon issued a "stay at home" order last week unless for essential reasons. But infection levels continue to rise and hospitals are under pressure. There are concerns people are still mixing too freely despite the health crisis and new rapidly spreading variant of Covid-19. This is a breaking news story - we'll bring you the very latest updates, pictures and video as it happens. For the latest news and breaking news visit dailyrecord.co.uk Follow the politics team on Twitter @Record_Politics and the official Daily Record account @Daily_Record - real news in real time. We're also on Facebook - your must-see news, features, videos and pictures throughout the day from the Daily Record, Sunday Mail and Record Online. Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you.
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