Last week, Boris Johnson set out plans for a domestic vaccine passport system to help the country emerge from lockdown.
To see how it might work, Anushka Asthana talks to the Guardian’s Jerusalem correspondent, Oliver Holmes, about life in Israel, where the government introduced a similar scheme in February.
There has been very little backlash over the scheme in Israel, but here in the UK the idea is more divisive. A total of 70 MPs from right and left oppose the passes, which have been called discriminatory. The Guardian political correspondent Peter Walker discusses the latest plans, the unlikely bedfellows uniting for and against the idea and the chances of Johnson getting the plan through parliament.
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