NationalWorld’s Aimee Stanton looked at the data from across the health authorities of the UK to put together this analysis on the areas that are lagging behind the national average.
As England prepares to ‘unlock’ on 21 June, the data suggests some Londoners may still be reluctant to receive the life-saving jab, despite ongoing fears the Delta variant is spreading more rapidly throughout communities.
London has the lowest take up in the whole of England with 86% vaccinated, compared to a national average of 93%.
This compares to averages of 96% in Scotland, 94% in Wales and 91% in Northern Ireland.
Travel questions answered by an expert
The chaos over summer travel also makes our front page, following the Government’s decision to move Portugal to the amber list.
Travel expert Jeff Mills answers reader questions, covering topics like insurance, cancellations, and whether countries will actually let travellers in, even if they’re on the green list.
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