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148,000 NI workers may be exempt from UK's 14-day air travel quarantine rule

29 days ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

At least 148,000 people in Northern Ireland could be exempt from the Government's planned 14-day quarantine because of their jobs, it has emerged.
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14-day UK coronavirus quarantine for travellers 'temporary' say ministers

14-day UK coronavirus quarantine for travellers 'temporary' say ministers

29 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Tory revolt prompts government to think again about ‘air bridges' with other countries Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The UK government has insisted plans to quarantine travellers for 14 days will go ahead for a “temporary, time-limited” period, despite signs No 10 is increasingly favouring the option of “air bridges” with low-risk countries. Simon Clarke, a local government minister, said the moves to impose a quarantine were essential to stop the risk of new imported cases of coronavirus as the UK's infection rate came down.
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UK coronavirus live: government's quarantine plans under fire as MPs return to Westminster

29 days ago   |   By The Guardian

News updates: Many MPs say it is unfair to force those who are shielding or self-isolating to be present in Commons or lose right to vote Critics round on No 10 over ‘ridiculous' rules for 14-day quarantine Ministers accused over delayed release of BAME Covid-19 review Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage 7.44am BST Former transport minister Stephen Hammond has continued to call for the plan to quarantine all people arriving from outside the UK to be scrapped.
Hammond said a “blanket set of measures” for a 14-day quarantine would not work. He told BBC Radio 4's...
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Travel businesses back campaign urging the UK Government to overturn its planned 14 day quarantine for arrivals

29 days ago   |   By Press and Journal

Travel businesses across the north of Scotland have backed a nationwide campaign urging the UK Government to overturn its planned 14 day quarantine for arrivals.
Major hotels, travel companies and restaurateurs have claimed the policy is “unworkable” and have endorsed a letter sent to Home Secretary Priti Patel.
The businesses are calling for air bridges to be created to enable people to travel without being quarantined between countries where the risk of being infected by coronavirus is deemed to be low.
The government's current plans would mean all international arrivals - apart from...
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