Cameron: Prisoners Will Not Get Vote

Such a move is illegal according to European Court of Human Rights


The Prime Minister said "prisoners will not get the vote under this government", but ministers have left the door open for a compromise agreement to placate the European Court of Human Rights.

Dominic Grieve, the Attorney General, is leading efforts to find a "flexible" solution, which has angered some Conservatives who believe Britain should simply disobey Strasbourg.