He sought to calm fears amid backlash for suggesting that pub landlords could refuse punters who have not had the jab.
The comments drew criticism from those in the industry as well as scientists and MPs.
In a bid to quell anger, the PM said on Thursday that there is going to be ‘a role for certification’ but that this could be limited to foreign travel.
He said there were ‘difficult issues… moral complexities, [and] ethical problems that need to be addressed’, adding that ‘whatever happens’ the reopening of pub gardens On April 12 will be unaffected.
He said: ‘You’ve got to be careful about how you do this, you might only be able to implement a thorough-going vaccinate passport scheme, even if you wanted such a thing, in the context of when absolutely everybody had been offered a vaccine.’
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