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Scottish government U-turn after criticism over reopening churches

Scottish government U-turn after criticism over reopening churches
Nicola Sturgeon, SNP leader
ET staff writer
ET staff writer
21 July, 2020 1 min read

The Scottish government changed its mind last month to allow churches to reopen after the Covid-19 lockdown.

Initially, Nicola Sturgeon’s government was going to force churches to remain closed for longer, even though pubs and restaurants were allowed to reopen.

But following a huge backlash from churchgoers across the country the government in Edinburgh reversed its decision.

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