Vaccine passports will be a short-term ‘bridge to freedom’ before full herd immunity by this autumn

Revealed: Vaccine passports will be a short-term ‘bridge to freedom’ before full herd immunity by this autumn (as 63% of voters back their use) Ministers planning to use vaccine passports as a short-term ‘bridge to freedom’ The passports will allow the return of mass public gatherings in the summer ‘Covid status certificates’ will not likely … Read more

Capacity crowds at Euro 2020, Wimbledon, Premier League and EFL matches ‘will need’ Covid passports

The country’s major sporting bodies have written a joint letter to Boris Johnson and other party leaders collectively backing the idea of Covid passports to enable full stadiums at events this summer.   The FA, Scottish football, Premier League, EFL, Wimbledon, Lawn Tennis Association England and Wales Cricket Board and Silverstone have made clear that the … Read more

Ministers could include ‘sunset clause’ in vaccine passports law

Ministers could include ‘sunset clauses’ in domestic vaccine passports law to reassure Tory rebels the checks will be ‘explicitly temporary’ amid growing backlash Ministers said to be considering including ‘sunset clause’ in vaccine passport law Move designed to reassure Tory rebels domestic checks would be temporary  Comes amid rising backlash at plans over privacy and … Read more

Jab passports warning over mothers-to-be

Jab passports warning over mothers-to-be: Pregnant women will face frequent Covid testing if Boris Johnson presses ahead with ‘appalling’ plan for vaccine passports, former Tory minister says The Prime Minister is facing a growing revolt over vaccine passport proposals  ‘Pregnant women will have to spend their lives in test centres,’  Tory MP said   Mothers-to-be are … Read more

Laurence Fox vows to BAN Covid passports in the capital as he launches London mayoral manifesto 

Laurence Fox vows to BAN Covid passports in the capital and promises ‘no-mask mandate’ – including for children in schools – as he launches London mayoral manifesto Outspoken actor unveiled his policies in front of a ‘Free London’ bus in city today He said he wanted to ‘stop the child abuse’ and remove face masks … Read more

SNP could save PM from Tory revolt over domestic vaccine passports

The SNP could save Boris Johnson from a growing Tory revolt over domestic vaccine passports as Labour hardened its opposition to the documents.  Some 40 Tory MPs have made clear they are against domestic ‘Covid Status Certification’, warning that introducing the checks in everyday life would create a ‘two tier’ nation.  Labour is also increasingly … Read more

Labour MP Margaret Hodge slams ‘fearmongering’ trolls comparing vaccine passports to Holocaust 

Jewish Labour MP Margaret Hodge slams ‘fearmongering’ trolls who sent her ‘disgusting’ emails comparing vaccine passports to the Holocaust Dame Margaret Hodge spoke out against trolls sending her ‘disgusting’ emails  The emails drew similarities between vaccine passports and the Holocaust MP accused trolls of ‘fearmongering’ and important to have ‘grown-up’ debate  By Bhvishya Patel For … Read more

Boris Johnson’s vaccine passports plan in jeopardy

Boris Johnson‘s plans for domestic vaccine passports are in jeopardy after it was claimed Sir Keir Starmer and Labour will oppose the rollout of the documents.   Some 40 Tory MPs have already made clear they are against ‘Covid Status Certification’, warning that introducing the checks in everyday life would create a ‘two tier’ nation.  The … Read more

Pubs face ‘Hobson’s choice’ on Covid passports

Pubs and restaurants in Britain could face having to decide whether to operate profitably by scrapping social-distancing in exchange for having to police Covid-19 vaccine passports themselves. The Government has said the passport schemes could be introduced in hospitality settings in return for ‘reduced social distancing requirements’ – but industry leaders say this will leave … Read more

Fauci says the US government will not require Americans to use ‘vaccine passports’

Dr Anthony Fauci has said the U.S. government will not require Americans who are immunized against COVID-19 to use so-called ‘vaccine passports.’ The idea behind these passports is that they would offer proof of vaccination so that people could perform daily tasks such as eat in restaurants, travel, shop and so on. But they have … Read more