Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Lords bill may pardon Alan Turing

Gay Star News today reported that, frustrated by the lack of progress in giving Turing a posthumous pardon, Lord Sharkey, a Liberal Democrat member of the House of Lords, has drafted his own bill to get his record wiped clean. However, it may take a while to get it debated.

Previous LGBT HIstory Project blog posts about Alan Turing:
6 February 2012: - reported a previous refusal by the Government to grant a pardon

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