Thérèse Coffey suggests that the Covid vaccine passport has not been completely excluded by the government.
When quized yesterday morning about Health Minister Sajid Javid’s comments, he revealed that the policy had been abolished, but Ms. Coffey said no formal decision had been made yet.
The Labor Pension Secretary told Sky News: “The Minister of Health has not made a formal decision, but said he does not believe it is necessary to introduce a vaccine passport by the end of the month.”
She added: “All the signs are from the Minister of Health and you don’t have to show your vaccine passport at the end of the month.”
The minister said the government would introduce policies such as the Covid vaccine passport only when “necessary”.
It comes after Downing Street claims that the vaccine passport will continue to be the “front line defense” against the winter waves of Covid.
No10 states that checking people’s vaccine status before going to nightclubs and other crowded events continued to be an important part of the government’s strategy during the winter announced by Boris Johnson tomorrow. I did.
However, Downing Street said the policy would not be introduced at the end of this month, as confirmed by Mr. Havid on Sunday.
After considering the measures, the health minister said the government decided to abandon the controversial policies for nightclubs and large-scale events.
He told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show: Vaccine passport. “
Javid said the government would not introduce rules “for that, or because others are doing it.”