Covid Scotland: vaccine passports for nightclubs, sporting events and concerts will be voted by MSPs in Holyrood

If the proposals are approved, only fully vaccinated people will be allowed in nightclubs, major sporting events, and numerous concerts and festivals.

However, opposition parties have raised concerns over the so-called vaccine passports, which would come into effect at the end of September, once all adults in Scotland have had a chance to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

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Labor and Liberal Democrats have already pledged to vote against the Scottish government’s proposals – despite the plan being called an ‘absolute sham’ by the Tories, with the PM being criticized for failing so far explained in detail how the program will work.

MSPs are due to vote on Thursday on the planned introduction of a vaccination certification system at Holyrood.

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Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross challenged Nicola Sturgeon on the issue at Holyrood, saying that although she had promised to publish an article on how the system works, it was “not enough” to do so “within a few hours before Parliament is expected to vote ”.

Mr Ross said: “So far there are no details or answers on the SNP’s plans.

“We wanted to examine the content of the Prime Minister’s proposals – but frankly, there is nothing to scrutinize. “

Mr. Ross continued: “We need the details but we don’t have them. We do not know how the regime will be administered or enforced. We do not know if the data issues have been resolved.

“We don’t know if the SNP will rule out extending them indefinitely or deploying them to other locations in the short term.”

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