“The UK is in a race against time to secure our borders against emerging strains of the virus, yet not only are there no hotel quarantine arrangements in place, the plans for how they will work have not even been announced,” he said in a letter to Home Secretary Priti Patel.
However, charity shops are better prepared this time, Mr Osterley said. Take for example Stockport hospice charity, Beechwood Cancer Care. There's been a queue of customers at its Heald Green precinct. But it is only open to shoppers, not droppers, this week.