The North West of Glasgow has been revealed as Scotland's top hotspot for hosting illegal parties. 

In statistics published by Police Scotland, the North West of the city was revealed as having the highest amount of illegal gatherings that breached Covid-19 rules.

In August, Police Scotland were granted emergency powers by the government in order to break up large house parties and gatherings.

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The Data, which was obtained by BBC Scotland through a freedom of information request, reveals police officers were called out to 92 parties in the area between 28 August and 14 October.

The North West also surpassed neighbouring areas Glasgow East and Monklands/Cumbernauld, which recorded 49 incidents where police were called to break up illegal gatherings. 

Motherwell/Wishaw/Bellshill recorded 43 illegal parties. 

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Out of 420 fixed penalty notices issued to partygoers across Scotland, the North West also recorded the highest volume in fines as police issued a total of 90 to people within the area. 

There have been more than 3000 call-outs across Scotland since the force was granted new powers in late August.

A total of 83 arrests have also been made.