Analysis: As lockdown eases can Scots' judgement be trusted?

Lockdown is unlocked… for now, for some. However with the door to freedom opening a crack for those not in the shielding category, there are many ifs and buts still to be contemplated by the government.

The May bank holiday Monday saw people flock to Portobello beach.
The May bank holiday Monday saw people flock to Portobello beach.

If people can stick to the myriad new rules and guidelines this new phase of living in the time of coronavirus might well be able to continue to the next. If people can keep their heads... if they can listen to their instincts and not act upon them... then Scotland could be on its way back to some kind of normality. But if not... well we could be back where we started.

Read More
Nicola Sturgeon announces lockdown in Scotland to be eased - what are the next s...

A message from the Editor:Thank you for reading this story on our website. While I have your attention, I also have an important request to make of you.With the coronavirus lockdown having a major impact on many of our advertisers - and consequently the revenue we receive - we are more reliant than ever on you taking out a digital subscription.Subscribe to scotsman.com and enjoy unlimited access to Scottish news and information online and on our app. With a digital subscription, you can read more than 5 articles, see fewer ads, enjoy faster load times, and get access to exclusive newsletters and content. Visit https://www.scotsman.com/subscriptions now to sign up.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

Our journalism costs money and we rely on advertising, print and digital revenues to help to support them. By supporting us, we are able to support you in providing trusted, fact-checked content for this website.

Joy Yates

Editorial Director

Comments

 0 comments

Want to join the conversation? Please or to comment on this article.