Covid passports could soon pave the way out of lockdown as the Government edges closer to developing the policy. Attitudes in Westminster are so far divided, however, with opposition growing by the day. In a bid to temper the growing dissent within his own party, Boris Johnson has made it conditional.
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Covid passports exist as an idea at present, as ministers have not yet drawn up a full policy proposal.
Officials are calling the “Covid safety certificates” in the interim.
Speculation suggests they may take the form of an app, much like Test and Trace, which people can use when entering hospitality or entertainment venues.
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Sir Keir said: “We do not support the Government’s plans in their current form – it’s as simple as that.
“In fact, the Government’s plans seem to be changing on an almost daily basis.
“Only a few weeks ago, the Prime Minister was saying he was thinking of vaccine passports to go to the pub – now he says isn’t.
“One day he’s talking about tests, then it’s certificates. It’s a complete mess.”