Travel: Coronavirus

(asked on 23rd June 2020) - View Source

Question to the Home Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what support is available to people who have travelled to the UK without quarantine accommodation.

Answered by
Kevin Foster Portrait
Kevin Foster
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)
This question was answered on 29th June 2020

We have been clear that people should arrange their accommodation before they travel to the UK and the vast majority of travellers have complied.

For the small minority who don’t, the Government will support them in finding appropriate accommodation, upon arrival, and this will be at their own expense.

In the scenario where an arrival presents (at the UK border) as symptomatic, and they do not have suitable accommodation, they will be housed in a government facility for the duration of their self-isolation.

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