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Prisoners: Voting Rights

Volume 698: debated on Thursday 7 February 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What conclusions they draw from the consultation on the voting rights of convicted prisoners; and when they intend to implement the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights on this matter. [HL1641]

The Government are currently considering how to take forward the implementation of the Hirst judgment in light of the first stage consultation on this issue.