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Travel industry leader berates government for ‘green list’ tightening

Homeward bound: British holidaymakers queuing at Faro airport in Portugal to get out before the quarantine deadline

(Victoria Richards)

Travel business owners have been hit so hard by the coronavirus pandemic and government travel restrictions that some face losing their homes, MPs have been told.

Mark Tanzer, chief executive of Abta, the travel association, told the Treasury Select Committee the government was “prepared to say that international travel is not going be restarting as originally envisaged”.

On Thursday 3 June the transport secretary, Grant Shapps, announced further tightening of travel restrictions. He moved Portugal, the only mainstream European

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