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ICCPR concluding observations 2015, paragraph 25

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should:

Change laws that deny convicted prisoners the right to vote in order to comply with the ICCPR.


Original UN recommendation

The Committee reiterates its previous recommendation (CCPR/C/GBR/CO/6, para. 28) that the State party amend its legislation that denies any convicted prisoner the right to vote, with a view to ensuring its full compliance with article 10 (3), read in conjunction with article 25, of the Covenant.

Date of UN examination

16/08/2015

UN article number

25 (participation in public life)

Last updated on 08/10/2019