Shapps defends decision to ease isolation rules on August 16

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has defended the government’s decision to wait nine days longer than Wales for self-isolation rules to change. In England, self-isolation rules following a Covid-19 contact will lift for the fully vaccinated from August 16, while Wales will make the change on August 7 and Scotland, on August 9.

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