Lorry drivers arriving in UK exempt from 14-day quarantine


 

Lorry drivers bringing freight to the UK will be exempt from the need to quarantine for 14 days, according to business secretary Alok Sharma. As the government prepares to launch a 14-day quarantine at all ports and airports, Sharma said lorry drivers would be exempt from the scheme. Speaking at a Downing Street press conference he said: “I recognise that the quarantining measures will put restrictions on businesspeople being able to travel. “We will be setting out shortly the exemptions. […]