Tag: Grant Shapps

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Enfield MP Feryal Clark challenges UK government over Turkey Covid-19 Red list

For the second time in under a month, Feryal Clark, the Member of Parliament for Enfield North, has written to Grant Shapps asking why Turkey remains on the British Government’s Red list risk category for coronavirus. The Labour MP published her latest letter to the Transport Secretary on social media, calling the “inconsistencies” in the […]

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UK removes Cyprus from coronavirus ‘safe’ list

The increasing number of coronavirus cases in South Cyprus has prompted the British government to remove the island from its travel corridor. The new measures, which came in on Sunday morning, 1 November, means those returning from Cyprus must self-isolate for 14 days. The decision was announced by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps on Thursday. Last […]

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Under-reporting of Covid-19 cases costs Turkey its travel corridor with Britain

Turkey has been added to the UK’s quarantine list. The change, announced by the Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps earlier today, means Brits who are returning from Turkey after 4am on Saturday 3rd October will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. Three other countries also lose their travel corridor status with the […]