Amid new Covid tightening
Hospitality owners in plea for alcohol rule change
Dean Banks: ‘I don’t understand’ (pic: BBC)
Three Scottish council areas will be subject to tougher coronavirus rules under changes putting more pressure on hospitality businesses.
Fife, Angus and Perth & Kinross will be moved from level two to level three of Scotland’s five-level system.
It means pubs and restaurants in those areas will no longer be allowed to serve alcohol.
The existing restrictions in all of the country’s other local authority areas will remain unchanged.
The first minister Nicola Sturgeon said: “I know this will be disappointing to residents and businesses in these areas.