COVID-19: Legal challenge launched against COVID pass in Wales

Campaigners insist there is 'exceptionally weak evidence' to support the scheme.

1/19/2022 8:16:00 AM

A legal challenge is to be launched against the mandatory COVID pass policy in Wales

Campaigners insist there is 'exceptionally weak evidence' to support the scheme.

It has also begun a legal challenge against the COVID pass scheme in England, and is urging the UK government to scrap the English scheme by the end of January.The group's director Silkie Carlo said:"We support proportionate measures to protect public health, but there is exceptionally weak evidence supporting the role of COVID passes.

"We're calling on the Welsh government to disclose the documents and advice they say they're relying on to impose the COVID pass scheme on people in Wales. Their refusal to do so raises suspicions that the government's case is weak or non-existent.

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