The British government will go ahead with plans to introduce vaccine passports for nightclubs and other large venues this month, the government’s vaccines minister confirmed on Sunday.
Despite personally vowing that the government would not introduce vaccine passports domestically, Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi said that the government will look to impose health passes by the end of the month.
Zahawi suggested that businesses may face further shutdowns from the government in the winter if vaccine passports are not mandated for public venues.
“When the evidence that you are presented is so clear cut and that we want to make sure the industry doesn’t have to go through [an]open-shut, open-shut sort of strategy, then the right thing to do is to introduce that by the end of September when all over 18 year-olds have had their two jabs,” he told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show.
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