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PM: 'No votes for prisoners'

The Prime Minister has insisted that "prisoners are not getting the vote." Conservative MPs reacted angrily to a report in the Guardian that ministers are preparing to comply with a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights.

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Plans to 'bow to Europe' over prisoner voting rights

It's claimed the government is set to introduce legislation to give prisoners the vote. According to the Guardian, ministers could launch a draft bill to comply with a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights.

The move would set the stage for a another major showdown between David Cameron and Eurosceptic backbenchers Credit: Press Association

However it's reported that a final decision is unlikely to be taken until late November - after police commissioner elections.

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