A motion for leave to bring in this Bill was set down for debate on 2nd May 2006 by Siobhain McDonagh under the ten-minute rule procedure.
The motion for leave to bring in this Bill was not moved. Therefore this Bill has not been introduced.
The motion that was set down for debate was as follows:
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide that prisoners convicted of the most serious offences shall not have the right to vote; to provide that courts shall have regard to the margin of appreciation afforded to countries on voting qualifications under the European Convention on Human Rights; and for connected purposes.
The Bill has made the follwoing progress through Parliament:
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