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Travel: Quarantine

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL627, tabled on 26 May 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to enable universities to use their residential accommodation as so-called “quarantine hotels” for international students arriving in UK from countries for which a period of quarantine is required during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Answered on

21 June 2021

The Department is currently exploring the options for international students arriving in the United Kingdom from ‘red list’ countries. However, we have no current plans to enable universities to use their residential accommodation as managed quarantine facilities for international students.