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The health secretary said he was aware of how costly it is for families holidaying abroad and the measure should not be in place "for a second longer than is absolutely necessary".
Mr Javid added he asked officials to withdraw the rule "at the moment we can".
“The cost that generates for families, particularly families just trying to go out and holiday, you know we shouldn’t be keeping anything like that in place for a second longer than is absolutely necessary.”
Boris Johnson, Chancellor Rishi Sunak, Mr Javid and Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove will reportedly be in talks over the plans this week.
Currently, passengers returning from green list countries or amber list destinations if they are fully vaccinated must take PCR tests on or before day two after they arrive in England.
Last month, PCR tests came under fire as holidaymakers faced high prices and bad service from many of the 400 approved test firms listed on the government’s website.
Tests cost about £75 on average but prices can reach hundreds.