Top news today: prisoner votes, votes at 16, Salmond
Author: Zoe Stavri
Published on Oct 26, 2012
In the news today, two stories about who should have the vote, and Alex Salmond may have found himself in a spot of bother.
ATTORNEY-GENERAL DOMINIC GRIEVE ESCALATES ROW ON VOTES FOR PRISONERS- The Attorney General has reiterated his analysis that the UK is obligated to give voting rights to prisoners. What do you think of voting rights for prisoners?
YOUNGEST MLA CALLS FOR VOTE AT AGE OF 16- The youngest Stormont Assembly member has called for votes at age 16. Might this discussion lead to extending the vote to 16 year olds?
ALEX SALMOND REFERS HIMSELF UNDER MINISTERIAL CODE OVER EU LEGAL ADVICE- Alex Salmond is attempting damage limitation over claims he lied about an independent Scotland’s automatic entry into the EU. What effect will this have on Scottish independence?