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COVID-19: Enquiry regarding Celtic Park as potential vaccination centre: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
18 Feb 2021
COVID-19: Enquiry regarding Celtic Park as potential vaccination centre: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100136922
Date received: 13 Jan 2021
Date responded: 3 Feb 2021
Information requested

I have recently read a newspaper article in the Scottish Sun, claiming that Celtic Football Club offered Celtic Park as a vaccination centre one month ago. I would like to request this information for the purpose of a fact checking exercise.

Response

I can confirm that the Scottish Government received an offer of support from Glasgow Celtic Football club on the 9/12/2020 for the use of Celtic Park as a potential vaccination centre.

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