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Scottish First Minister to announce new curbs
Scottish First Minister to announce new curbs

Ediburgh, Sep 22 (TIWN) Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will on Tuesday announce a series of new restrictions designed to limit the spread of coronavirus, which could include curfews at pubs and restaurants, rules on households meeting and limits on travel, it was reported.

Sturgeon will address Holyrood or the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday afternoon following an emergency Cobra meeting with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the Covid-19 situation, reports the BBC.  Her counterparts in Wales and Northern Ireland will also take part in the discussion in a bid to find a common UK-wide approach.  Downing Street confirmed on Monday night that Johnson had spoken on the phone to the first ministers of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and they all agreed to act "with a united approach, as much as possible, in the days and weeks ahead". 

The Prime Minister will outline the new measures in the House of Commons on Tuesday afternoon before addressing the nation in a live broadcast at 8 p.mIn a post on Twitter late Monday night, Sturgeon said she would agree any new restrictions with her cabinet before making a statement to the Scottish Parliament, the BBC reported.

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