Ministers are under pressure to shun foreign holidays this summer after Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak both opt for staycationsBritons able to stay overnight in self-contained accommodation and campsites  Both Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak are set to opt to spend their summer in UKThe move is set to put pressure on other MPs to avoid travelling abroad as wellPM spent Christmas in the Caribbean island of Mustique with Carrie Symonds

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak are both set to shun foreign holidays this summer and instead favour ‘staycations’ in the UK, sources suggest. 

Britons are able to stay overnight in self-contained accommodation – including hotels and bed and breakfasts – as well as campsites since coronavirus lockdown measures were eased on July 4.

And, in what appears to be a bid to boost Britain’s hard-hit tourism industry, both the Prime Minister and the Chancellor will opt to spend their holidays at home, reports suggest.

The move is set to put pressure on other MPs to avoid travelling abroad as well – even though 67 countries were taken off the Foreign Office’s ‘non-essential travel’ list earlier this month. 

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak are both set to shun foreign holidays this summer and instead favour ‘staycations’ in the UK, sources suggest. Pictured: Mr Johnson on holiday on the Greek island of Trikeri in 2016 – when he was Foreign Secretary

Mr Johnson has opted for luxury overseas holidays in the past, including spending Christmas in the Caribbean island of Mustique. It is there that he is believed to have proposed to have proposed to his now-fiancée Carrie Symonds (pictured together)

Mr Sunak (pictured) has a selection of four potential properties to spend the summer in, which he owns with his wife Akshata Murthy

A source close to the PM told The Sunday Times: ‘He hasn’t had much of a chance to think about holidays, but it will definitely be in the UK.’

Mr Johnson has opted for luxury overseas holidays in the past, including spending Christmas in the Caribbean island of Mustique.

It is there that he is believed to have proposed to have proposed to his now-fiancée Carrie Symonds.

Mr Sunak has a selection of four potential properties to spend the summer in, which he owns with his wife Akshata Murthy, including this magnificent Georgian manor in North Yorkshire

Mr Sunak with his wife, Akshata, and their two daughters Krishna and Anoushka

Mr Johnson and Miss Symonds are said to be deciding on where to go in the UK with their two-month-old son Wilfred (pictured) in the coming weeks

He was also pictured on holiday on the Greek island of Trikeri in 2016 – when he was Foreign Secretary. 

Mr Johnson and Miss Symonds are said to be deciding on where to go in the UK with their two-month-old son Wilfred in the coming weeks. 

He has a variety of options, including the PM’s grace-and-favour homes Chevening and Chequers – where Miss Symonds isolated while pregnant during the pandemic – and his privately-owned farmhouse in Oxfordshire.

Mr Sunak has a selection of four potential properties to spend the summer in, which he owns with his wife Akshata Murthy.

These include a magnificent Georgian manor in North Yorkshire as well as a £7million property in London. 

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