The Bingham Centre published its report yesterday on the hotel quarantine system introduced by changes to the Coronavirus regulations in February. Hotel quarantine has become compulsory for travellers who have visited or passed through a "red list" county in the 10 days before arriving in England. This report scrutinises the amend regulations from a Rule of Law perspective and is intended to inform members of the House of Lords when they debate Baroness Thornton's regret motion on Monday 22nd March 2021. It raises concerns around the very limited parliamentary scrutiny that the Regulations received, the accessibility and clarity of the law on hotel quarantine, the vires and proportionality of the measures within the Regulations, and the potential discriminatory impact that the hotel quarantine scheme has on individuals with disabilities.
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