THURROCK MP Jackie Doyle Price rose on the floor of the House of Commons to ask a question on the cruise industry.
Jackie Doyle Price asked: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, in light of the International Maritime Organisation Circular Letter No.4204/Add.33 on cruise resumption dated 5 November 2020, if he will update his Department’s travel advice on ocean cruises during the covid-19 pandemic.
Minster of State for the Foreign Office, Nigel Adams replied”
“The FCDO advises against ocean cruising based on medical risk assessments by public health officials. We keep this advice under continuous review.
“The FCDO remains fully committed to working closely with public health experts, the Department for Transport and key industry leaders to agree on the steps required to restart cruises safely”.