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Prisoners votes delay likely to cost taxpayers millions

Prisoners votes delay likely to cost taxpayers millions

The British government’s latest delaying tactics over the voting rights of UK prisoners could cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of pounds. The government, fearful of troublesome backbench MPs, has decided to form a parliamentary committee to consider what may or may not be in a draft Bill, thus ensuring that the 6 year old problem…

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Cameron to defy European Court over prisoner voting

Cameron to defy European Court over prisoner voting

The Prime Minister, David Cameron has decided to “do the minimum necessary” to comply with the recent judgement of the European Court of Human Rights that the UK must allow some prisoners to vote. Mr Cameron is clearly terrified of the prospect of his back-benchers causing trouble over a matter which most members of the…

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Further delay of 18 months over prisoners votes

Further delay of 18 months over prisoners votes

The European Court of Human Rights has effectively given the government up to 18 months to implement the court’s ruling that changes must be made to allow some UK prisoners to have the vote. The issue has been divisive amongst politicians and the previous Blair administration, along with the current government refused to address the…

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Government loses final appeal over prisoners’ votes

Government loses final appeal over prisoners’ votes

The British government has lost its final appeal over the issue of voting rights for prisoners. David Cameron’s government is now in an extremely difficult position as it attempts to balance the moaning and whingeing of its own backbenchers against the requirements of the ruling from the European Court of Human Rights. Before we go…

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Sex Offender Laws Costing Our Children’s Education – A Warning from America

Sex Offender Laws Costing Our Children’s Education – A Warning from America

This is a major article I wrote this month for Citizens for Legislative Change, America (cfcamerica.org) and is very significant when we consider the situation that exists here in the UK with regard to Sex Offenders. (It was originally published in our FREE Subscribers Magazine which you can get HERE) TheOpinionSite.org makes no apology for…

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