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Going to the pub on Saturday?

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Nigel, Jun 30, 2020.

  1. tqineil

    tqineil Ubi fides ibi lux et robur

    reported today that no checks at UK airports on folk arriving from Spain - so how is this to be enforced, 600,000 UK citizens currently on holiday there?
     
  2. bigjonny

    bigjonny pfm Member

    When I returned two weeks ago we had to fill in and display at passport control a 3 page document listing where I’d been , flight details and where I was going, I can’t imagine that’s been scrapped. It’s still on the F.O. website.
    https://www.gov.uk/provide-journey-contact-details-before-travel-uk
     
  3. Seeker_UK

    Seeker_UK Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

    How does checking 600000 people at the airport ensure that they observe the 14-day quarantine period?
     
  4. tqineil

    tqineil Ubi fides ibi lux et robur

    why have the 3 page document then, it was that what wasn't being collected at airports this morning according to arrivals?
     
  5. bigjonny

    bigjonny pfm Member

    No idea , but thinking about it, the form was more a track and trace “device “ , I would only need to isolate if I had been in contact with someone testing positive. As of now everyone will be isolating ( in theory) for 14 days so it doesn’t mater who you’ve been in contact with.
     
  6. wacko

    wacko pfm Member

    ^ I have seen nothing to persuade me that all Govt edicts are not just bluster to cover the real policy which has existed since the start: herd immunity asap and damn the collateral damage.
     
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  7. Sue Pertwee-Tyr

    Sue Pertwee-Tyr Pending

    Yes, it's becoming clear this quarantine is meaningless unless it is enforced. As it seems largely unenforceable, then it will remain a meaningless gesture.
     
  8. mjw

    mjw pfm Member

  9. Sue Pertwee-Tyr

    Sue Pertwee-Tyr Pending

    Boris does love his bridges, doesn't he?
     
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  10. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    Yes, heard that, that would be great news, I just need certainty either way (or as close to it).
     
  11. I.D.C.

    I.D.C. pfm Member

    UK hospitality is on its knees I for one will holiday in the uk. I would feel nervous going abroad not just of catching the virus. Holiday companies are on the edge off collapsing even more now a hammer blow of restrictions to Spain.
     
  12. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats

    We have just moved our EO August holiday to Portugal to next April. Hotels ameniable.

    Now designed a UK based road trip to complete a bit more of our circumstances navigation of the UK coast line. 6 hotels seeked out, and all fully booked
     
  13. tqineil

    tqineil Ubi fides ibi lux et robur

    just heard on Twitter that UK has extended non essential travel advice to Balearics and Canary Islands too.. waiting for confirmation
     
  14. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    Yes, just heard, pleased about that as thought of going abroad is rather concerning.
     
  15. deanf

    deanf pfm Member

    Just had a message to say there has been an increase locally, in part contibuted to by an outbreak in care homes, but also a rise in cases in young adults. A local bar has said it's closing again after a staff member tested positive.
     
  16. tqineil

    tqineil Ubi fides ibi lux et robur

    some cynics might assume that Gibraltar is currently being discussed between UK and Spanish officials?
     

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