2 Apr 2021

Covid: Group of MPs criticise ‘divisive and discriminatory’ vaccine passports

A Covid passport system risks creating a “checkpoint Britain”, according to dozens of MPs and peers from across the party divide – who say demanding proof of a vaccine or negative test would be “divisive and discriminatory”.

The government is carrying out a review into whether a passport system for England could help to open up areas like hospitality and entertainment, but critics say it would be a major infringement of civil liberties.