Aviation: Coronavirus

Home Office written question – answered on 4th June 2020.

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Photo of Lord Taylor of Warwick Lord Taylor of Warwick Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty's Government why passengers coming to the UK by (1) boat, and (2) the Eurostar, will not need to quarantine themselves for two weeks while those arriving by air will.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department

From 8 June, all passengers arriving in the UK without having travelled through another part of the Common Travel Area will be required to self-isolate for 14 days, apart from those on a short list of exemptions.

This requirement applies to arrivals by all modes of transport including Eurostar and boat crossings.

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