Scottish Government – funeral services and funeral receptions/wakes exempt from new restrictions announced on 7th October

The First Minister announced on 7 October some tightening of restrictions including for bars and restaurants across Scotland. However, these restrictions do not apply to funeral services which can continue with up to 20 people. Licensed venues, such as restaurants, are permitted to open and take bookings for the purpose of holding a funeral reception/wake for a maximum of 20 people. For further information please read the Scottish Government Funeral Industry News blog here.