Not today read telegraph article no date to be given for air bridges and rightly so sod hols public health first because if we don't get this gone over the next 3 months can you imagine what winter will be like there are still more cases now than when we started lockdown
riti Patel: 'We owe it to the victims of Covid-19 to impose quarantine'
Writing for the Telegraph, the Home Secretary insists travel restrictions are vital to prevent a second wave of coronavirus
ByCharles Hymas, HOME AFFAIRS EDITOR2 June 2020 • 9:51pm
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Quarantining people arriving in the UK is crucial to preventing a second coronavirus peak, Priti Patel has said as she prepares to defend the controversial policy to MPs.
The Home Secretary, writing for The Telegraph with Grant Shapps, the Transport Secretary, warns “we will all suffer if we get this wrong” and argues tourism will be up and running faster if tough measures are taken to keep the virus in retreat. The article refers to air bridges, which would see restriction-free travel between the UK and some countries, but does not mention a date.
There has been growing Cabinet tension over quarantine, under which from Monday almost all people arriving in the UK must self-isolate for 14 days. The joint article by Ms Patel and Mr Shapps, who first raised the possibility of travel corridors, is intended to show Government unity on the issue....