In the interview Vijay stated that the UK was in the minority in having a complete blanket ban on any prisoner voting, stating ‘of 47 member states only 9 prevent every single prisoner from being allowed to vote’. He also stated the proposals did not mean that every prisoner would automatically get the right to vote.
The interview was broadcast on Radio Lancashire at 9:00 am on the 16th October 2013.
Listen online with BBC iPlayer (available for 7 days after broadcast). Fast forward through the programme to reach the interview at 2:08.