Britons narrowly back Boris Johnson’s plans for vaccine passports – ‘Moan all you like!’
The controversial policy would see only those who have been vaccinated being admitted into venues such as pubs, bars, restaurants and cinemas. Those who are unvaccinated, the majority of whom at present are under the age of 50, would still be restricted by the current lockdown regulations. Proponents of the plan say it would reinvigorate the UK’s economy and help Brexit Britain thrive in a post-Covid world.
However, many members of Mr Johnson’s own party and many members of the public are divided on the issue.
Many Britons see it as an attack on civil liberties and data privacy.
In today’s Express.co.uk poll just over half of those who responded voted in favour of having a vaccine passport, for a time-limited period.
When asked if they supported a Covid vaccine passport, 52 percent of those who took part voted in favour of it.
Those who voted ‘No’ made up just under half of those who took part, coming in at 48 percent.
There was an option on the poll to vote, ‘don’t know’, but the number of those who opted for this were so low that they did not register as a percentage.
In figures the amount of ‘Yes’ votes came in at 6,974, ‘No’ votes at 5,753 and those who said ‘don’t know’ totalled 124 people.
The total amount of people who voted in the poll amounted to 12,851.