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Requiring PCR tests for isolation funds may fail legal test, UK officials told

Legal advice says any challenge under equalities law would have reasonable chance of success

Government lawyers have said any legal challenge against making low-paid people take confirmatory PCR tests to get financial support during isolation would stand a high chance of success, the Guardian has learned.

Legal advice circulated within the UK Health and Security Agency (UKHSA) is understood to warn that there is a risk of a challenge under equalities law.

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