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Millions of British travellers can avoid 14-day quarantine

Jun 01, 2020 - The Independent UK

One week before the UK's first blanket quarantine is imposed, The Independent can reveal that at least 2 million people will qualify for exemption because of their jobs.

According to the wording in the government's list of exemptions, bus drivers, dentists and police officers will be among the professions to dodge 14 days of self-isolation when they travel to the UK from 8 June onwards.

The home secretary, Priti Patel, announced the measure on 20 May. Travellers arriving by air, sea ...