Face masks to be compulsory on public transport in England with fines for non-compliance – BBC News

From June 15th face coverings will be compulsory, for anyone using public transport in England. People without one won’t be allowed to travel and failing to wear one on a journey could lead to a fine. The government says people should start wearing them now, with the rules enforced from the middle of June Dozens … Read more Face masks to be compulsory on public transport in England with fines for non-compliance – BBC News

Face masks to be made mandatory on public transport

Face masks will be made compulsory on all public transport in England from June 15, the Transport Secretary has said. Travel operators could refuse to admit passengers if they are not covering their face from next week, Grant Shapps added. He said the new rules will come under the National Rail conditions of travel, and … Read more Face masks to be made mandatory on public transport

Wearing face masks will be compulsory on public transport in England

Wearing a face covering will become compulsory on public transport in England from 15 June – the date when more lockdown restrictions are due to be eased. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said as more people go back to work and non-essential shops start opening, face coverings would help protect fellow passengers – and … Read more Wearing face masks will be compulsory on public transport in England

14 day quarantine plan branded ineffective and damaging to tourism – BBC News

The Home Secretary Priti Patel has confirmed that almost everyone arriving in the UK will have to go into quarantine for 14 days to combat the spread of coronavirus. However the plan has been heavily criticised by MPs from all parties including senior Conservatives — and by the tourism industry. Opponents have said the measure … Read more 14 day quarantine plan branded ineffective and damaging to tourism – BBC News

Matt Hancock U-Turns on Fines for Families Getting Child Care | Good Morning Britain

Health secretary Matt Hancock has said the government will “look at” any fines incurred by families who travelled for childcare purposes during the coronavirus lockdown. Hancock was responding to a public question from Reverend Martin Poole in Tuesday’s daily coronavirus briefing at Downing Street, as the Dominic Cummings controversy continued. Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa … Read more Matt Hancock U-Turns on Fines for Families Getting Child Care | Good Morning Britain

Matt Hancock will consider reviewing fines imposed during lockdown after defending Dominic Cummings

Matt Hancock has said he will discuss with government colleagues the possibility of reviewing fines imposed during lockdown. The Health Secretary was specifically referring to fines given to families travelling for childcare purposes. This comes after the cabinet gave their full support to Dominic Cummings’ decision to travel to Durham during lockdown. Get the latest … Read more Matt Hancock will consider reviewing fines imposed during lockdown after defending Dominic Cummings

Matt Hancock: fines given to families who broke lockdown for childcare to be reviewed

Matt Hancock has committed to making an announcement on whether the government will review all penalty fines imposed on families travelling for childcare purposes during lockdown. The health secretary was responding to a question from a member of the public a day after Dominic Cummings made a statement on his trip to Durham after the … Read more Matt Hancock: fines given to families who broke lockdown for childcare to be reviewed

Lockdown fines for families travelling for childcare to be reviewed┃Coronavirus

The government will look into any penalties given to families travelling during lockdown for childcare purposes, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said. Mr Hancock said he would “talk to my Treasury colleagues” about the matter, after a vicar asked Mr Hancock whether this course of action would be considered in the daily government briefing. This … Read more Lockdown fines for families travelling for childcare to be reviewed┃Coronavirus

Gavin Williamson on Dominic Cummings, school fines and contact tracing | Covid-19

Parents want to know when they can send children back to school. Continued school closures will have a detrimental impact on pupil progress, Gavin Williamson, the Education Secretary, acknowledged earlier in the lockdown. Boris Johnson delivered an announcement on Sunday May 10 about phase two of the shutdown, indicating that the return to school would … Read more Gavin Williamson on Dominic Cummings, school fines and contact tracing | Covid-19

Coronavirus: Priti Patel announces 14-day quarantine for international travellers | ITV News

The Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced plans to quarantine international travellers for 14 days as she leads the daily government Covid-19 briefing. The plans mean people arriving in the UK from June 8 with have to self-isolate for 14 days, although certain workers will be exempt. People face spot checks and £1,000 fines for … Read more Coronavirus: Priti Patel announces 14-day quarantine for international travellers | ITV News

All UK arrivals must quarantine for 14 days from June to slow coronavirus

Anyone arriving in the UK from abroad will need to self-isolate for two weeks from next month and if they fail to comply they could be refused entry or – in England at least – face fines. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) The Home Secretary said it was necessary to reduce the risk of new cases crossing the … Read more All UK arrivals must quarantine for 14 days from June to slow coronavirus

Priti Patel confirms two-week quarantine imposed on new UK arrivals and £1,000 fine for breaches

The UK will impose a two-week quarantine, with fixed penalty fines of £1,000 for any breaches, from June 8, Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced. Passengers will have to fill a form providing their contact and travel information so they can be traced if infections arise and could be contacted regularly during the 14 days … Read more Priti Patel confirms two-week quarantine imposed on new UK arrivals and £1,000 fine for breaches

Watch again: Priti Patel unveils Government’s new quarantine plans

Home Secretary Priti Patel confirmed that international travellers, including returning UK citizens, could face spot checks and £1,000 fines if they fail to self-isolate for 14 days after arriving in the country. For all the latest on coronavirus, head to our live blog: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2020/05/22/uk-quarantine-coronavirus-lockdown-update-boris-johnson/?WT.mc_id=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_22MayBlog&utm_source=tmgoff&utm_medium=tmg_youtube&utm_content=offsite_televideo&utm_campaign=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_22MayBlog Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling … Read more Watch again: Priti Patel unveils Government’s new quarantine plans

Thousands flock to beaches on UK’s hottest day despite COVID-19 warnings

Despite pleas from some councils urging people to stay away, many have visited beaches and parks on the hottest day of the year so far. Sunbathers and picnickers were spotted taking full advantage of the easing of lockdown restrictions, which since last week have allowed people in England to sunbathe and spend an unlimited amount … Read more Thousands flock to beaches on UK’s hottest day despite COVID-19 warnings

Should Children Be Disinfected At School? | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF It was one of the most controversial announcements from the government this week, when a plan was unveiled for children to begin returning to school in a phased period, beginning on 1st June. However, with rumours swirling about class size, fines for parents, and children being disinfected on arrival – … Read more Should Children Be Disinfected At School? | This Morning