Britons may be plunged into lockdowns at the whim of the World Health Organization in future, MPs fear.
Sweeping powers being considered by the UN agency would force all member states — including Britain, the US and Australia — to comply with any rules enacted during pandemics.
Such measures could include ones that were deployed to thwart the spread of Covid, such as vaccine passports and border closures.
Member states would also have to use 5 per cent of health budgets on preparing for another pandemic if controversial proposals are given the go ahead.
World Health Organization (WHO)…