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Travel: Quarantine

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 45281, tabled on 8 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of allowing people who have (a) fled Afghanistan and arrived in the UK and (b) assisted the British Armed Forces to stay at managed covid-19 hotel quarantine facilities for free.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

16 September 2021

There is a cross-Government effort to design a package for arrivals from Afghanistan, including the support that is needed to help these families relocate to the United Kingdom. The cost of managed quarantine is being considered in these discussions.

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