Scotland’s travel quarantine rules labelled ‘weird’ by Calder
Edinburgh introduced a policy last week which forces all travellers arriving at Scottish airports from overseas to quarantine in hotels for 10 days. Measures have gone further than the UK Government’s policy, announced by Health Secretary Matt Hancock, which sees only those arriving from 33 “red list” countries into England forced into quarantine hotels.
The SNP led administration however had issues regarding a loophole involving Scots flying to an English airport from a country not on the red list and then travelling north by road or rail.
They demanded the UK Government help to enforce the policy and put up Scots arriving at English airports in quarantine hotels south of the border.
But UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock said they would refuse to enforce the Scottish policy at English airports for Scots.
He urged anyone travelling from “low-risk” countries to Scotland via an English point of entry should…
— to www.express.co.uk