House of Commons
Repatriation of UK nationals from countries that have closed borders
Tabled 24 March 2020
This is an amendment to an existing motion
Motion originally tabled by Jonathan Edwards on 18 March 2020
This is amendment number 1
"In Line 2 after 'stranded;' insert 'further notes that UK nationals in Peru and New Zealand have been particularly patient and this House looks forward to their return home;'."
Original Motion Text
That this House notes that as a result of the covid-19 outbreak, a number of countries have closed their borders to contain the virus; notes that as a result many UK subjects are stranded; calls on the Government to negotiate with all countries where borders have closed, ways of repatriating UK nationals, in particular the most vulnerable; and calls on the UK Government to utilise civilian and military assets where appropriate to facilitate repatriation.