Travel: Health

Department for Transport written question – answered on 23rd October 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Kennedy of Cradley Baroness Kennedy of Cradley Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment, if any, they have made of the impact digital health passes could have on international travel.

Photo of Baroness Vere of Norbiton Baroness Vere of Norbiton Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Our approach has had to balance the risks of imported COVID-19 cases whilst also enabling international travel, which is critical to our economy. To support these objectives, we have worked closely with health and policy experts from across Government.

We keep all measures under constant review; the Global Travel Taskforce is working at pace to consider how testing, technology and innovation can drive a recovery for international travel and tourism.

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