UK Border: Covid Protections

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:36 pm on 26th January 2021.

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Photo of Owen Thompson Owen Thompson SNP Whip 12:36 pm, 26th January 2021

The Home Secretary said last week that she was an advocate of closing the borders last March. Given that she chose not to answer my hon. and learned Friend Joanna Cherry on this matter, could I ask again—why did she not make stronger public representations at the time? Or was she silenced within her own Department?