First Minister unveils plans to reopen shops, hairdressers and tourism sector

Monday 22 June:

  • Non-essential retail shops can reopen with social distancing in place.
  • House viewings in vacant properties can take place and postponed sales can be completed.
  • Outdoor sports courts can reopen (but not for contact or team activities).
  • Outdoor markets can reopen.
  • Places of worship can reopen for private prayer.
  • Childcare facilities will reopen on a phased basis to support people returning to work.

Monday 29 June:

  • All pupils can return to school in a phased approach.

Monday July 6:

  • “Stay local” rule lifted, if the number of covid cases continues to fall.
  • Tourist attractions and national parks can reopen.

ThursdayJuly 9 – next official review date

Monday July 13:

  • Owners of entirely self-contained holiday accommodation can reopen.
  • Hairdressers and beauty salons can reopen by appointment only.

Read the full article and see the First Minister’s Q&A here…..