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Gove launches charm offensive over Covid passport scheme

Cabinet Office minister meets MPs over Zoom in attempt to win around opponents

Michael Gove has launched a charm offensive to persuade sceptical MPs to back a domestic Covid passport scheme, the strongest indication yet that the government intends to press ahead with the plan.

MPs believe the scheme, under which venues such as pubs could be asked to see proof of vaccination or recent tests before allowing entry, could even be included in the Queen’s speech, making it more difficult for MPs to oppose.

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