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Some Tories fear second U-turn over plan for Covid vaccine passports in England

Sajid Javid may be forced to revive unpopular policy in another U-turn if NHS comes under severe pressure in winter

Plans to introduce vaccine passports across England next month have been shelved in a dramatic U-turn by the government, but Conservative opponents fear they could still be made mandatory later this year amid a warning the NHS faces “the worst winter in living memory”.

Just weeks after Boris Johnson announced the controversial documents would be necessary for fully vaccinated people to go to nightclubs and other crowded venues, Sajid Javid, the health secretary, said the policy had been suspended and would not go ahead from 1 October.

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