Day: March 1, 2021

Government giving false hope for summer holidays, warns MP

Pictured last year, Brazilian military personnel disinfect the area around Rio de Janeiro's Christ The Redeemer statue - Getty

Pictured last year, Brazilian military personnel disinfect the area around Rio de Janeiro’s Christ The Redeemer statue – Getty

Yvette Cooper has called on the UK Government to expand the hotel quarantine system, and warned that it is “raising expectations” about the prospect of summer holidays that it “may not be able to meet.”

On BBC Radio Four’s Today Programme, the former Shadow Foreign Secretary appealed for tighter border measures, saying: “we should also be looking at testing at the airport, in the way that South Korea does… as well as Australia and New Zealand, which have more expanded hotel

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