Quarantine: MPs demand to see evidence for 14-day self-isolation policy

Almost all arrivals at UK airports, ferry ports and international rail terminals are required to self-isolate at home for two weeks. “We support a more targeted and nuanced border control policy that would allow people travelling from countries where the infection rate of Covid-19 is relatively low to enter the UK on a less restrictive basis. “These measures are informed by science, backed by the public and will keep us all safe.” Simon Calder was called as a witness from The Independent to give evidence to the Transport Select Committee’s enquiry on aviation.