Nick Herbert, the former minister of state for police and criminal justice, said he was "doubtful" that the three government proposals over prisoner rights will satisfy the requirements of the European Court of Human Rights.
MP @nickherbert - "Doubtful" that 3 govt proposals on prisoners' votes "will comply with what the European Court of Human Rights wants'
Also speaking on Radio 4's Today programme, leading human rights lawyer Lord Lester said the UK had an obligation under its international commitments to end the blanket ban on prisoner voting.
Lord Lester - UK obligation "not to give all prisoners voting rights" but "to introduce legislation which does not continue a blanket ban"
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