“No-one should be under any doubt – prisoners are not getting the vote under this government” – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted November 19th, 2012 in elections, human rights, news, parliament, prisons by sally

“It is being reported that Parliament will, after all, get the opportunity to decide whether the blanket ban on convicted prisoners being able to vote will be lifted. MPs could get three options to choose from, including removing the ban for prisoners serving six months or less and those serving four years or less. A third option will be to maintain the status quo, with no convicted prisoners being able to vote.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 18th November 2012

Source: www.ukhumanrightsblog.com