HEALTH Secretary Jeane Freeman today suggested road border checks could be imposed between Scotland and England if Tory ministers did not toughen international quarantine rules.
The Nats minister hit out at Westminster’s system ordering passengers from 33 Covid “red zone” countries to isolate in hotels for ten days.
She insisted the Scottish Government would go further by ensuring the travel restriction includes arrivals from all overseas nations in a bid to keep coronavirus cases down and dangerous new strains out.
And she warned the Holyrood cabinet was prepared to explore all avenues if the system down south differs from here. But rivals blasted the idea as “unhelpful” and warned it could cause confusion in border areas.
Discussing the travel curbs, Ms Freeman said the Scottish Government would continue to “press” UK ministers.
But she added: “If that is not possible at the end of…