POLL: Should we bring back the death penalty?

Do you think the death penalty has a place in the United Kingdom?
Do you think the death penalty has a place in the United Kingdom?
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It has been 50 years since the death penalty was abolished in the UK, but do you think there is a place for it in our future?

The last executions in the United Kingdom took place in 1964, with capital punishment for murder abolished a year later.

On the 50th anniversary of its abolition, we want to know if you would like to see capital punishment restored.

Do you think there are certain crimes where people deserve to die, or does this go against our human rights?

No executions took place after 1964 in England, but the death penalty was abolished in all circumstances in 1998.

Click here to take our poll.