make provision for rules relating to the exclusion of convicted prisoners from participation in Parliamentary and Local Elections.
The Convicted Prisoners Voting Bill was a Presentation Bill tabled by Christopher Chope.Is this Bill currently before Parliament?
No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2014-15 Session.Whose idea is this Bill?
As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Christopher Chope), not the Government.What type of Bill is this?
A Presentation Bill can be tabled by any MP after the fifth Wednesday of the Session. There is no limit to the number of Presentation Bills an individual MP may table.So is this going to become a law?
No. This Bill did not complete it's passage before the Session completed and is no longer before Parliament. However, it may have been re-introduced under a similar name in a subsequent Session.Would you like to know more?
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