Travel: Quarantine

(asked on 8th July 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he plans to make a decision on whether people who are double-vaccinated can be exempt from covid-19 quarantine measures.


Answered by
Robert Courts Portrait
Robert Courts
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)
This question was answered on 13th July 2021

From 19 July, arrivals who have been fully vaccinated through the UK vaccination programme (plus 14 days) will not have to self-isolate or take a day 8 test when travelling to England from amber list countries. There are no changes to the green or red list, or for those arriving from countries on these lists.

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08/07/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: let alone the Transport Secretary, would ever want to curtail our freedom and ask people not to travel - Speech Link

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19/07/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: (Urgent question): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make a statement on changes - Speech Link
2: am delighted that new rules allowing fully vaccinated people to travel to nearly all amber list countries - Speech Link

3. International Travel Rules
22/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: am delighted that new rules allowing fully vaccinated people to travel to nearly all amber list countries - Speech Link
2: Children aged four and under will continue to be exempt from any travel testing, while children aged five - Speech Link
3: public health remains our priority, and with our measures on international travel we are safeguarding the - Speech Link

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06/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: This morning, I joined some of the remarkable people who have been at the heart of the pandemic response - Speech Link
2: Statistics shows that eight in 10 adults have the Covid-19 antibodies that are so important in helping our - Speech Link
3: Cases of Covid-19 are rising and will continue to rise significantly. We can reasonably expect that, by 19 - Speech Link

5. International Travel
29/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: Order. I wish to make a short statement before we take the next urgent question. Last Thursday evening - Speech Link
2: return to the House, fully vaccinated people will be able to avoid quarantine when they return from countries - Speech Link

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