Health Minister Sajid Javid has hinted that the rule requiring travelers to bombard for PCR testing to enter the UK will be abolished.
Pressured on the issue at Commons on Tuesday, the Minister of Health said incoming changes to the rules of international travel would be announced by Secretary of Transportation Grant Shaps “as soon as he was ready.” Told.
Travelers returning from locations on the amber list, including popular destinations such as France, Italy, Greece and mainland Portugal, are now required to purchase post-arrival PCR tests.
Only 1% of routine tests return positive, but because the system relies on private companies, families spend hundreds of pounds on “cowboy” providers who are making thousands of complaints about crude services. I paid it out.
Tory lawmaker Huw Merriman, who chairs the Transport Selection Committee, asked the Minister of Health, “Will you entertain the idea of moving to cheaper lateral flow testing?” PCR test “.
“I don’t want to anticipate the Secretary of Transportation’s remarks, but I believe he will be pleased when he makes those remarks,” Javid hinted.
Labor Ben Bradshaw also pressured Havid on the issue and asked: Are you rich? “
“There are many ways to do that. At this point, we’re choosing a specific path, but it’s important to monitor it.
“As I have hinted earlier, we are planning to make some changes around the travel system and the Secretary of Transportation will come home as soon as we are ready.”
Rory Borland, which editor? The trip was fraudulent because travelers were “terribly disappointed by the malfunctioning travel test system during the summer, causing people to face rip-off prices, and test kits and results arrived late or not at all. I paid the provider. “
He goes on to say: “In just six weeks before the half-year break, people need to be clear if they need to pay for a private PCR test for future overseas trips.
“The government must urgently announce plans for a travel inspection system to end the uncertainty of millions of people trying to plan vacations or visit friends and family. Hmm.
“Regardless of whether the rules for double-vaccinated travelers returning to the UK change, ministers often exorbitant inspections, with consumers properly protected and price caps as needed. To reduce costs, we must act on the recommendations of competitive regulatory agencies regarding PCR testing. “
Additional report by Press Association