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Transport Secretary defends Government caution with easing self-isolation rules

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Transport Secretary defends Government caution with easing self-isolation rules

Transport Secretary defends Government caution with easing self-isolation rules

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has defended the Government's date of 16 August to ease self-isolation restrictions.


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