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A BILL to pardon the late codebreaker Alan Turing is edging closer, with the House of Lords approving the motion without debate on Wednesday.
V3 reported that the bill was tabled by Lib Dem Lord Sharkey, who wants the conviction handed down to Turing for homosexuality expunged. The bill passed through without comment on Wednesday, which means the removal of Turing's conviction edges a step closer to reality, although it likely is still a long way off.
Lord Sharkey said, "With the passing of my Bill at Committee stage yesterday, we edged a step closer to granting Alan Turing the free pardon he so clearly deserves. I hope my Bill now becomes law and we can acknowledge the debt we owe to him."
A similar move was rejected by the Government last year, which claimed that because Turing's actions were a crime at the time, the conviction was legally sound.
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