The government has missed a deadline set by a parliamentary committee for announcing where different countries will be in a new traffic light system for international travel.
In a list of demands last week, the Transport Select Committee called for green, amber and red lists of destinations – with each colour carrying different rules for travel – to be published by 1 May “at the latest”.
The information had not been published as of Saturday morning.
Instead, the Department for Transport – which did not agree to the 1 May demand – has said the lists will be made public in “early May”.
It comes as a return to international travel is expected to go ahead on 17 May under the next stage of England’s roadmap out of lockdown.
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It is currently illegal to travel abroad from the UK for holidays due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Many people are eager to discover what countries are on the green list to avoid the need to self-isolate…