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British Nationals Abroad: Coronavirus

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 27th April 2020.

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Photo of Angela Eagle Angela Eagle Labour, Wallasey

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what (a) financial and (b) medical support his Department plans to provide to vulnerable UK nationals stranded abroad as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

Photo of James Cleverly James Cleverly Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office provides information and advice for those requiring financial assistance abroad, including as a last resort a repatriation loan: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/financial-assistance-abroad/financial-assistance-abroad.

We urge British people who require medical assistance while abroad to check the specific travel advice page.

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