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Main Guidance Documents Updated – Lockdown Changes 5 January 2021

January 6, 2021 by No Comments | Category Uncategorized

On Tuesday 5 January 2021, mainland Scotland moved from Level 4 to a temporary lockdown. In areas under lockdown, from the start of Friday 8 January, post-funeral gatherings such as wakes or funeral teas are not permitted.

These new restrictions were announced by the First Minister on Monday 4 January 2021.  The First Minister’s statement is available here.

We have updated all our guidance documents to ensure they reflect the new restrictions.

The updated guidance for funeral directors is here

The updated guidance for burial and cremation authorities is here

The updated guidance for funeral services is here

Please email if you have any questions or concerns.