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22 May 1997 Edition

The only honourable members

22 May 1997

In 1981, after Bobby Sands was elected MP for Fermanagh/South Tyrone, the British parliament changed the rules to ensure that prisoners could not stand for election. It was a straightforward denial of the people's right to choose their representatives. Free article

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