Prisoners getting the vote

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 22nd May 2020.

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Photo of Tony Devenish Tony Devenish Conservative

Given your support for restorative justice and the rehabilitative emphasis of your Prisoner Pathfinder scheme, do you support a policy of giving convicted criminals the vote, as per the Welsh Government? How are the victims of crimes such as paedophilia, and racially aggravated common assault meant to feel at this disgusting policy?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

I have no plans to seek any changes to legislation related to prisoner voting.