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Public General Holidays

Public General Holidays in Glasgow differ from those of Council employees. These are already established under the Council's Conditions of Service.

With the exception of Easter the public general holidays follow a formula and fall at the same time each year. The formula is as follows:-

New Year's Day (or in lieu).

2nd January (or in lieu).

Easter Monday

May Day - 1st Monday in May.

Spring Holiday - Last Monday in May.

Glasgow Fair - Saturday before the 3rd Monday.

Autumn Holiday - Last Monday in September.

Christmas Day (or in lieu).

Boxing Day (or in lieu).

Public Holidays in 2020 will be as follows:-

New Year

Wednesday

Thursday

1 January 2020

2 January 2020

Easter

Monday

13 April 2020

*May DayFriday

8 May 2020

SpringMonday

25 May 2020

Glasgow FairSaturday

18 July 2020

AutumnMonday

28 September 2020

Christmas

Friday

Monday

25 December 2020

28 December 2020

* Note the May Day holiday has been moved to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day.

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