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Watch: vaccine minister rules out ‘immunity passports’

This morning the new vaccine deployment minister, Nadhim Zahawi, appeared to change his tune when it comes to the use of ‘immunity passports’ for the British public. After telling the BBC last week that UK residents might need some proof of their Covid vaccination status to dine out at a restaurant or attend a sporting event, Zahawi rolled back his comments on Spectator TV. In a Q&A following his keynote speech at The Spectator’s Health Summit (held in partnership with MSD), Zahawi told broadcaster Alastair Stewart that so-called ‘immunity passports’ were not actually on the cards: ‘There will not be an immunity passport. I may have misspoken or it was conflated