People of Twitter, As you gaze aghast over your cornflakes at the France quarantine decision, I have devised a modest proposal which will, in a market based manner, save our NHS, save your holidays and line your pockets with gold.
Rather than making it difficult for people to go on holiday (or indeed live or work) in lower prevalence European countries, we should make it much, much easier for the fuller vaccinated.
In effect, I suggest that we incentivise fully vaccinated Brits to move to Europe AS SOON AS POSSIBLE to avoid the UK fourth wave finding any gaps in the stout walls of their vaccine defences.
This temporary emigration should be facilitated by the UK immediately rejoining the Single Market (which would all be of immense benefit to UK exporters as well as providing a dividend that could be spent on the NHS).
Naysayers might point to the varying levels of Covid in European countries. To incentivise travelers to visit low prevalence destinations, HMG should make a weekly deposit into each traveler’s account a cash amount indexed to the Covid prevalence of their summer sojourn.
As summer holiday desperate vaccinated Brits leave our green and pleasant land, pressure on the NHS will reduce as the overall population decreases while, according with the government plan, the virus works its way through the unvaccinated.
This is a proposal for the many, not the few. A proposal full of vim and vigour. An Australian style proposal. A markets based responsibility incentivizing libertarian proposal.

I commend it to you all.

Assembling the emergency France travel gang for comment @jonhenley @t0nyyates @ThatRyanChap @yngvlgrn

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