The Conservative government is reportedly considering a time limit of less than a year in possible vaccine passport plans to stop a revolt in parliament, signalling the UK is edging closer to bringing in the measures.
In February, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove would be leading a review into immunity certification, commonly referred to as vaccine passports, for domestic use.
While the review will not be completed until June, Mr Johnson is set to decide on a “high-level direction of travel” on Monday, with the prime minister reportedly planning to authorise the development of a “vaccine certification” system, according to The Times.
Some 73 MPs from the Conservative, Labour, and Liberal Democrat parties have criticised such measures as “divisive and discriminatory”. Government sources speaking to the Daily Mail on Saturday have said that to stop a Tory revolt, the Johnson administration would