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Boris's dad ‘within his rights' to bypass travel rules for Greek holiday, minister says

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the Foreign Office advice is optional
Grant Shapps has defended Boris Johnson 's dad after it emerged he flew to his mountain-top villa in Greece despite warnings not to travel unless essential.
The Transport Secretary said Stanley Johnson ‘ignored travel advice, not restrictions' and was therefore within his rights to make the trip, which provoked furious backlash.
Appearing on Sky News he said: ‘It's advice so everyone can decide what to do with the advice.'
Pressed on whether the advice was optional he said ‘yes, the clue's in the name but the...
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Stanley Johnson's defended for Greece trip as Grant Shapps says travel warnings are just 'advice'

Stanley Johnson's defended for Greece trip as Grant Shapps says travel warnings are just 'advice'

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Shapps said the travel advice was optional: "The clue is in the name."
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