Holyrood to ‘consider’ quarantine exemption for Scots returning from overseas oil jobs By Mark Lammey February 17, 2021, 3:11 pm [[title]] [[text]] An error occurred. Please try again. [[success]] Email address Sign up Nicola Sturgeon said today that the Scottish Government would “consider” excusing Scots from having to quarantine in hotels on their return from overseas oil jobs. But the first minister warned that Holyrood would apply “a very rigorous assessment” to any calls for more flexibility to its managed isolation policy. Ms Sturgeon warned that granting more exemptions would increase the possibility of new Covid-19 variants entering Scotland. North-east Conservative MSP Liam Kerr branded the government’s handling of the situation a shambles and accused the SNP of leaving workers in “limbo”. For more on this story visit EnergyVoice.com Already a subscriber? Sign in [[title]] [[text]] Close More from the Press and Journal Taxi drivers and hairdressers to benefit from £55million business support funding Call for ‘reasoned debate’ over future of oil and gas as ‘whole communities’ hang in balance Covid: Scotland preparing for ‘potential tsunami’ of Omicron variant infections says Nicola Sturgeon Oil and gas jobs in Scotland: Where are they and what next for the industry?