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Police can use number plate recognition to enforce Welsh travel ban - Drakeford

8 days ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Police in Wales could use number plate technology to catch people from UK coronavirus hotspots who illegally enter the country, the First Minister has said.
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Welsh government insists police can enforce Covid travel ban

8 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Police say they lack resources to prevent people travelling from hotspots elsewhere in UK Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Welsh government has said it is confident the police will be able to enforce rules banning people from travelling to Wales from Covid-19 hotspots in other parts of the UK. Welsh Police Federation officials expressed concerns on Thursday that it would be difficult to stop people travelling to Wales because they did not have the resources and would find it difficult to identify where people were coming from.
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Welsh travel ban on people from England's corona hotspots ‘can't be enforced'

Welsh travel ban on people from England's corona hotspots ‘can't be enforced'

8 days ago   |   By Metro

The new restrictions come into force on Friday but can the police realistically enforce them?
A Welsh travel ban on people coming into the country from coronavirus hotspots in the UK would be ‘unenforceable', a police chief has said.
The new lockdown measure was announced by Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford yesterday following a row with Boris Johnson over whether parts of England should have travel restrictions in place.
The restrictions apply to people living in tier two and three areas in England, and high risk places in Scotland and Northern Ireland, and are planned to come into...
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