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Government defends Spain quarantine extension

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Government defends Spain quarantine extension

Government defends Spain quarantine extension

Housing Minister Simon Clarke has defended the UK government's decision to extend the reimposition of a two-week quarantine for travellers returning from mainland Spain to include the Balearic and Canary Islands - citing a "worsening" situation on the mainland and frequent transfers between the mainland and the islands.

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