Law and religion round-up – 23rd August

Yet more on COVID-19 – and an apology…

COVID-19 and religious services in Scotland

Donald Cameron (Highlands and Islands, Con) asked on what basis the Scottish Government had determined that the number of people who can attend places of worship for communal services and prayer should be limited to 50 [S5W-31084]. In an answer published on Tuesday, the Minister for Communities and Local Government, Aileen Campbell, replied that while the Scottish Government recognised how difficult the lockdown had been for faith communities: Continue reading