Scottish Government – Funeral services remain limited to 20 people, but wakes to take place with 20 attendees in regulated venues

In her statement to Parliament today (10 September), the First Minister confirmed that there is no change to the current funeral service restrictions.

However, the First Minister did announce an easing of restrictions in relation to funeral wakes (that is post-funeral service gatherings). From Monday 14th September, wakes will be able to take place in regulated venues (e.g. hospitality venues) with up to 20 people in attendance.

Read the full Scottish Government blog update here.