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Travel: Quarantine

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 41101, tabled on 18 August 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to provide financial support to incoming international students who are required to undertake a period of covid-19 hotel quarantine upon entry to the UK.

Answered on

7 September 2021

International students facing significant financial hardship as a result of the requirement to quarantine in a managed quarantine facility can apply for hardship arrangements, including deferred payment plans. In exceptional circumstances reductions and waivers may be granted.

We will continue to keep our hardship policy under review.