The British government continues its dizzying vacillation on the long-discussed vaccine passport programme, and is expected to announce Monday that Britons will not now need government papers to enjoy their right to a drink inside a pub.
Pub beer gardens are due to re-open on April 12th, and drinking indoors could return by May 17th. At the same time, other businesses like ‘non-essential’ retail premises, hairdressers, and sports facilities are due to reopen, too.
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But the government has been engaged in a near-six month internal struggle over whether Britons will be forced into an authoritarian-style ‘papers, please’ culture when these places reopen, with government documents proving individuals’ coronavirus status required to gain access to public places.
After a series of u-turns between positions, the government is expected