UK: Prisoners Will Finally Be Given The Vote, Say Reports

A limited number of prisoners will be allowed to vote ending the UK’s total ban on prisoners voting, according to reports.

The Sunday Times revealed today that David Liddington, the Justice Secretary, has drawn up plans to end the UK’s 12-year refusal to implement a Human Rights Court judgment from 2005. The relaxation of the long-standing ban would only apply to prisoners sentenced to a year or less in prison and who are eligible for day release.

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