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Scotland Announces Six Person Restriction

The Scottish Government has announced that gatherings will be limited to a maximum of six people from two households from Monday.

Published: 10 September 2020 | 12:00 AM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:31 PM
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Following the Government’s announcement on new restrictions in England, the Scottish Government has made a similar announcement – with limits on gatherings being reduced to a maximum of six people from two households from Monday, unlike England, children under 12 will not be included.

We're waiting for further clarification on how this will affect musicians.

We have been assured that the full guidance and a list of exemptions will be published before Monday and we will of course let members know as and when that has happened, keep an eye on our twitter channel and our regular Covid-19 update emails.

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