Consultation on Prisoner Voting

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Closes 8 Mar 2019


1. Do you think that prisoners’ right to vote in Scottish Parliament and Local Government elections should be linked to the length of their sentence?

2. If your answer to Question 1 is ‘no’, what would be your preferred approach to extending prisoners’ voting rights?

3. If your answer to Question 1 is ‘yes’, what length of sentence would be appropriate as the eligibility threshold for prisoner voting rights?

4. If your answer to the above is ‘another duration’, please specify this here.

5. Do you have any comments on the practicalities of prisoner voting?

6. Do you have any other comments that have not been captured in the responses you have provided above?