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Javid wants to ditch PCR tests for travellers 'as soon as I possibly can'

Sky News Sunday, 12 September 2021
Javid wants to ditch PCR tests for travellers 'as soon as I possibly can'Sajid Javid has told Sky News he wants to remove the PCR test requirement for travellers returning from some foreign countries "as soon as I possibly can".
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