Tougher Travel Restrictions Introduced To Reduce Transmission Rates And Keep People Safe
17th November 2020
Speaking in parliament this afternoon, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon also announced that travel restrictions will be put into law to prevent people who live in a Level 3 or Level 4 local authority area from travelling outside their local authority except for an essential purpose - such as work or caring responsibilities. The regulations also non-essential travel into a Level 3 or 4 local authority area, except for the same reasons.
The changes to protection levels will come into effect at 6pm this Friday (20 November) and will remain in place for three weeks until Friday 11 December.
Updated travel guidance will be published ahead of the travel regulations being introduced on Friday 20 November.