James Forsyth James Forsyth

Boris will need Labour support for vaccine passports

No prime minister wants to be dependent on the opposition to get the government’s business through the House of Commons. But this is the position Boris Johnson will likely find himself in when it comes to ‘Covid status certificates’, I argue in the magazine this week.

Labour are sounding sceptical of vaccine passports at the moment

More than 40 Tory MPs have already signed a pledge to oppose vaccine passports, and the government’s majority is 80.

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