Priti’s three-pronged crackdown on ‘non-essential’ trips abroad Declaring reasons for travelPeople wanting to leave the UK will have to fill out a form giving the reason for their trip. Anyone who turns up at ports and airports without a valid reason for travel will be directed to return home and may face a fine. Tougher enforcementThere will be an increased police presence at ports and airports, fining those in breach of the stay at home regulations. Reviewing travel exemptionsThe list of travel exemptions will be urgently reviewed so that only the most important and exceptional reasons are included. Advertisement Furious travel bosses today blasted the Government for ‘overlooking’ the beleaguered sector after holidays were ruled ‘not valid’ as a reason to leave the UK in Priti Patel’s latest border crackdown. The Home Secretary read the riot act to would-be travellers tonight warning that people on fake work jaunts and influencers heading for sunny destinations will be turned away from airports. But industry chiefs felt ‘forgotten’ as the measures blocked Britons from booking overseas travel for the purpose of a holiday. One angry airline source told MailOnline enforcing the restrictions would ‘present challenges’ amid fears check-in staff will be told to make judgements on… Read full this story
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