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Prisoners will not get the vote, says David Cameron

Prime Minister David Cameron has said Britain will continue to defy a European Court ruling saying prisoners must be given the right to vote.

It comes after Attorney General Dominic Grieve warned Britain's reputation would be damaged if it did not follow the European Court ruling.

Most coalition MPs and Labour oppose giving prisoners the vote.

James Landale reports.

  • 24 Oct 2012