To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what support the armed forces can provide to refugees in quarantine hotels arriving under the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy.
27 September 2021
In accordance with the government's COVID-19 border health measures, individuals arriving in the UK from Afghanistan are required to undergo a period of quarantine in designated hotels. During the evacuation of British nationals and Afghan allies from Kabul (Op PITTING), Defence provided logistics support in Managed Quarantine Service (MQS) hotels in Manchester. All persons extracted from Kabul under Op PITTING have now finished their mandatory period of quarantine.