Alan Turing (Statutory Pardon) Bill [HL] received a First Reading at 11.37 am today. 

This Bill is desigend to make provision to give a statutory pardon to Alan Mathison Turing for offences under Section 11 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 of which he was convicted on 31 March 1952.

The Bill was introduced by Lord Sharkey, and has been ordered to be printed (GO LORDS!)