Ministers Were Accused Of Letting Their mates Off Quarantine Today After high-value Business Travellers Were Handed An Exemption From Self-isolation Rules
Ministers were accused of letting their 'mates' off quarantine today after 'high-value' business travellers were handed an exemption from self-isolation rules.
Transport Secretary [/news/grant-shapps/index.html Grant Shapps] said executives returning to England from 4am on Saturday will not have to go into quarantine even if they have come back from a country on the Government's 'red list'.
He insisted the move will allow 'more travel to support the economy and jobs' and will be subject to strict criteria.
He also announced that 'certain performing arts professionals, TV production staff, journalists and recently signed elite sportspersons' will also be exempt from self-isolation from this weekend.
However, the shift drew a furious response from Labour, tour thác bản giốc with Mr Shapps' shadow Jim McMahon saying: 'One rule for those they consider high-value and another for everybody else.'
[/news/labour/index.html Labour] MP Ben Bradshaw tweeted: 'Is this a joke?
What Is high value?
'So the [/news/uk-government/index.html Government] lets its rich mates in quarantine-free, while the rest of us trying to see our loved ones for Christmas have to quarantine for 5 days & then pay £150 for a test.'
Ministers were accused of letting their 'mates' off quarantine today after 'high-value' business travellers were handed an exemption from self-isolation rules (file picture of Heathrow airport)
High-value business travellers, sports stars and performing arts professionals will be exempt from England's quarantine requirement for kynghidongduong.vn international arrivals from Saturday, Grant Shapps (pictured) has announced
The shift drew a furious response from Labour, with Mr Shapps' shadow Jim McMahon lashing out at double standards
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