Transport secretary Grant Shapps is among the British holidaymakers currently in Spain who will have to quarantine on their return.
Ministers reimposed restrictions on travel from Spain, including its islands, on Saturday night following new outbreaks of coronavirus that prompted fears of a second wave of infections. This has thrown thousands of holidaymakers’ plans into disarray.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office changed its advice to warn against all but essential travel to mainland Spain.
Labour’s Jonathan Ashworth said “you couldn’t make it up” after it was confirmed Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is currently in Spain and