UK Hospitality Chiefs Warn On COVID Passports In Economy Reopening Plans

UK hospitality bosses have warned against the introduction of COVID passports in England’s roadmap to reopen the economy. 

The government said it hasn’t taken any “decisions” but it is reviewing whether to use vaccine certificates. 

But the UK is already trailing COVID passports in April till May in some live events such as the FA Cup final and the World Snooker Championships.

In a letter published in the Telegraph, leaders of Britain’s biggest hospitality firms also called on prime minister Boris Johnson to stick with the current dates on the roadmap out of lockdown.

The signatories, including chief executives of JD Wetherspoon (JDW.L), Mitchells & Butlers (MAB.L), Fuller’s (FSTA.L), Young’s (YNGA.L), Pizza Hut and Alton Towers owner Merlin, said two-thirds of hospitality venues “couldn’t open outdoors from 12 April” and that “none is breaking even.” Read more…..


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