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Mark Drakeford: Wales’ First Minister described the Tory government in Westminster as “utterly shambolic”.

Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford has described dealing with the UK Government on quarantine relaxation as “an utterly shambolic experience”.

His words follow the scrapping of the 14-day self-isolation policy for people returning to or visiting England from certain destinations.

Travellers returning from countries such as Spain, France, Italy and Germany will no longer need to self-isolate for two weeks.

The UK Government said, “We have been working with all devolved administrations on quarantine from the outset and we will continue to do so.”

But Mr Drakeford has a different view. Here it is:

“I’ve seen it as our responsibility to put onto the statute book here in Wales the regulations that allow that UK scheme to operate here in Wales,” Mr Drakeford said.

“But dealing with the UK Government over the last few days has been an utterly shambolic experience.

“If ever there was an example of making an announcement first and then trying to work out what you meant by it – that is what we have seen since this announcement was first trailed in the press.

“And day after day we have attempted to get a sensible answer from the UK Government on how they intend to make these changes, which countries they intend to extend the arrangements to, and I just have to say it’s been an impossible experience to follow.”

Asked about the issue of air bridges and border quarantine, Mr Drakeford told a press conference in Cardiff that they were matters for the UK Government because the Welsh Government is not in charge of border security.

Source: Mark Drakeford blasts UK Government for ‘utterly shambolic’ decisions over quarantine rules | ITV News

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