Covid-19 Secure Marshals - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:51 pm on 15th September 2020.

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Photo of Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate Non-affiliated 12:51 pm, 15th September 2020

My Lords, can the Minister explain to the House whether the Covid marshals will be trained by the police and given powers to issue fixed penalties to those refusing to comply with the rule of six in its various settings? Will their powers extend to wilful refusal to self-isolate—for example, on return from a designated country?