Prisoners to vote in the UK?

Prisoners to vote in the UK? A cross-party Committee (to be be precise, The Joint Committee on the Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill), has just published its report on prisoner voting.  It recommends that: 'the Government introduce a Bill at the start of the 2014–15 session, which should provide that all prisoners serving sentences of 12 months or less should…Read more Prisoners to vote in the UK?

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A new blog that I am editing….

The University of East Anglia has recently launched a new politics blog called Eastminster.....and I am editing it. During the last week we have had posts from my excellent colleagues on issues as diverse as Nelson Mandela, e-voting in the UK, interest in politics under the Coalition government and the effects of anti-terrorism legislation. If…Read more A new blog that I am editing….