Home Secretary Priti Patel has defended plans to require most people arriving in the UK to quarantine for 14 days, saying they were “essential” to save lives.
Dozens of travel companies have called on the Home Secretary to scrap plans to impose a mandatory 14-day quarantine on people arriving in the UK due to the coronavirus.
Lockdown questions continue to bombard the Government. with the Prime Minister facing pressure to sack his closest aide after it emerged that he travelled to his parents’ home despite coronavirus-related restrictions.
Anyone arriving in the UK from abroad could be fined or even removed from the country if they fail to self-isolate for 14 days, Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced.
Families and dependants of migrant NHS support staff who die as a result of contracting coronavirus will be granted indefinite leave to remain, the Government has announced.
Priti Patel is “going to have a rude awakening” if she tries to change asylum laws, charities have warned.
Ministers who clap for key workers are “only too happy” to back immigration reforms which suggest thousands are “unwelcome in our country”, according to Labour.
Ministers have been accused of “rank hypocrisy” over their attitude to key workers as Labour claimed new immigration legislation would make it harder to fill NHS roles.
Ministers will launch a fresh attempt to repeal EU freedom of movement rules in the UK as flagship immigration legislation appears before MPs.
The Home Secretary has said she sees “no reason why” the deadline to submit applications for the EU Settlement Scheme should be extended.
There will be “new norms” when the UK comes out of lockdown and social distancing will be expected “in every single work area”, the Home Secretary has said.
The inquiry into allegations that Home Secretary Priti Patel bullied officials must be made public “as soon as possible”, Labour has demanded.
The Home Secretary will be grilled by MPs about how her department has responded to the coronavirus outbreak.
Boris Johnson is set to return to work on Monday, but in the three weeks the Prime Minister has been away the battle against coronavirus has greatly changed.
The military is to begin operating mobile coronavirus testing units which will travel to care homes, police stations and prisons across the UK.
The Government is reviewing visa surcharges for healthcare workers who have come to the UK and are fighting the coronavirus pandemic, the Home Secretary said.
Ministers have warned it is still too soon to start lifting the lockdown as the number of people in the UK who have died in hospital after testing positive for coronvirus passed 20,000.
Former top Home Office civil servant Sir Philip Rutnam has formally launched legal action against Priti Patel, according to his union representatives.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has insisted she is “determined” to stop illegal Channel crossings amid a continued flow of migrants being brought to Kent.
The SNP has urged the Home Secretary to waive rules meaning some refugees cannot access government support.
The Prime Minister has said he owes his life to NHS staff treating him for coronavirus as his Government faced further criticism about the supply of protective equipment to frontline workers.
The Home Secretary has warned people not to blow the police enforcement of coronavirus rules out of proportion based on a few social media posts.
Top-level discussions have been held about reopening Parliament after Easter but the focus is on “making sure we save lives”, said Priti Patel.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has said she was sorry if anyone felt there had been failings over the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health workers in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
The Home Secretary has kicked off a public awareness campaign to ensure those experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse know of the help on offer.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has been accused by a group of senior MPs of avoiding scrutiny during a time of national emergency.
Doctors, nurses and paramedics from abroad are to have their visas extended so they can “focus on fighting coronavirus”.
People who continue to flout coronavirus lockdown rules will be breaking the law and could be arrested by police.
Those who refuse to comply could be issued with a fixed penalty notice of £60, which will be lowered to £30 if paid within 14 days.
Foreign nationals who cannot return home because of the coronavirus pandemic will be able to extend their UK visas, the Home Secretary has announced.