UPDATE: SCOTLAND IN LOCKDOWN

On 4th January 2021 the Scottish Government announced a new national lockdown in mainland Scotland to prevent the spread of the new, highly contagious strain of coronavirus (Covid-19).

The new measures make it a legal requirement to stay at home unless there is a reasonable excuse for leaving such as essential shopping, education, childcare or to support the vulnerable. Everyone must now work from home where they can. Continue reading “UPDATE: SCOTLAND IN LOCKDOWN”

WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE MOVES TO LEVEL 3 COVID RESTRICTIONS

It has been announced today (8 December 2020) that West Dunbartonshire is to move into Level 3 Covid-19 restrictions, alongside the other Scottish local authority areas currently subject to the highest Level 4 restrictions.

The easing of restrictions will come into place from 6pm on Friday 11th December, though retail premises can reopen from 6am on Friday to help stores and shopping centres manage the flow of customers. Continue reading “WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE MOVES TO LEVEL 3 COVID RESTRICTIONS”

WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE MOVES TO LEVEL 4 COVID RESTRICTIONS

It has been announced today (17 November 2020) that West Dunbartonshire is to move into Level 4 Covid-19 restrictions alongside a number of local authorities within the Greater Glasgow & Clyde Health Board area and across central Scotland.

The new measures will come into place from 6pm on Friday 20 November and will be in place for three weeks. Continue reading “WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE MOVES TO LEVEL 4 COVID RESTRICTIONS”

UPDATE: SCOTLAND’S NEW MEASURES TO REDUCE SPREAD OF COVID-19

On 22nd September 2020 new nationwide measures were announced by the Scottish Government to protect the population from the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in response to rising number of cases in Scotland and across the UK.

Full details of the the latest guidance is available on the Scottish Government’s website: www.gov.scot/news/new-measures-to-drive-down-infection-rate/

Answers to some frequently asked questions about the guidance on Scotland’s latest Covid-19 restrictions are available below: Continue reading “UPDATE: SCOTLAND’S NEW MEASURES TO REDUCE SPREAD OF COVID-19”

CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS FOR WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

Following the imposition of new Coronavirus restrictions in West Dunbartonshire (2nd September 2020), where residents have been advised not to host people from other households in their own homes or visit another person’s home, I have been contacted by a number of constituents who have raised a range of queries that I hope to address here. Continue reading “CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS FOR WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE”

PHASE THREE: WHAT’S NEW?

The First Minister today announced that the progress we’ve made in suppressing COVID-19 means that we can now move to phase three of the Scottish Government’s route map out of lockdown.

Coronavirus, although at very low levels in Scotland, is still out there and presents a real danger to life and to the progress we have made over the past few months. Although these changes represent a significant easing of the rules, we must all continue to follow the rules and keep our guard up. Continue reading “PHASE THREE: WHAT’S NEW?”