Rishi Sunak has reportedly written to Boris Johnson calling for restrictions to be eased for people returning from abroad and for the country to put its trust in the vaccines.
Holidaymakers face uncertainty while stricter measures are also having an impact generally on the economy is the message from the chancellor with ministers to meet on Thursday to discuss travel rules for August, according to the Sunday Times.
It comes with claims that the UK has got tougher measures in place than other European countries and that jobs are being affected.
A source has told the newspaper that the letter to the Prime Minister will tell him that it is time to ease back the restrictions and points specifically to City firms having a disadvantage when competing with European competitors for trade with the US.
It comes with many UK tourists unsure whether to risk going abroad this summer in case the rules may change and they will suddenly have to undergo self-isolation as was the case recently with France.