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‘It's still there. ready to pounce': First Minister threatens to bring in new laws after mass breaching of lockdown guidance at weekend

7 monthes ago   |   By Press and Journal

Nicola Sturgeon has threatened to introduce tough new laws restricting social activities and travel, after police were forced to hand out hundreds of dispersal orders to Scots flouting the rules this weekend.
The first minister said she “would not hesitate” to legislate if “even a minority” fail to comply with guidelines introduced to help slow the deadly wave of Covid-19.
Ms Sturgeon said the “vast majority” of the public were still following the rules after Scotland entered the first part of a four-phase process towards lifting lockdown on Friday, but added it was clear not everyone was...
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