McHugh And Others v The United Kingdom: ECHR 10 Feb 2015

The applicants were all incarcerated at the relevant time following criminal convictions for a variety of offences. They were automatically prevented from voting, pursuant to primary legislation, in one or more of the following elections: elections to the European Parliament on 4 June 2009; the parliamentary election on 6 May 2010; and elections to the Scottish Parliament, the Welsh Assembly or the Northern Irish Assembly on 5 May 2011 (for further details see the appended table).

Paivi Hirvela, P
51987/08 – Committee Judgment, [2015] ECHR 155
European Convention on Human Rights
Human Rights

Human Rights, Elections, Prisons

Updated: 27 December 2021; Ref: scu.542456