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Blog Posts with the Tag "election"
Votes at sixteen is a campaign that I have always supported and I was pleased when the Scottish Parliament allowed 16 and 17 year olds to vote in the 2014 independence referendum. It was particularly heartening when the Parliament then legislated to lower the voting age for all subsequent Scottish elections (including local councils).
Published: 21st May 2018
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The Cornish Guardian has, on numerous occasions, reported on the parliamentary boundary review, through which the Conservative Government is seeking to reduce the number of MPs to 600 and redraw the political map of the United Kingdom. Here in Cornwall, there has been massive opposition to the changes which would breach the territorial integrity of our Celtic land and lead to the creation of an unpopular cross-Tamar Devonwall seat.
Published: 21st January 2018
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In this week's Cornish Guardian, my article looked at the continued threat of a Devonwall seat and the launch of the latest “Boundary Commission for England” consultation. The article includes material already published on this blog, but the article is here for the sake of completeness.
Published: 28th October 2017
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It is now imperative that the Scottish National Party and Labour reach an agreement to bury the Tories. So how many lessons do we need to learn about cooperation?
Published: 10th June 2017
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MK activists in the St Austell and Newquay constituency focused resources on five seats for the Cornwall Council elections on May 4th and the results show that, in the local elections, MK was the most popular choice for voters.
Published: 6th May 2017
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As the leader of Mebyon Kernow, I would like to personally thank all the MK candidates who stood in the elections yesterday. Thank you for always having the best interests of Cornwall at heart, and thank you for having the courage to put yourselves forward. I am proud of you all.
Published: 6th May 2017
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It has been a long day at the election count and, now that I am home, I would like to say a MASSIVE THANK YOU to everyone who voted for me on Thursday.
Published: 6th May 2017
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The blurb put out by UKIP states that at the last Local Elections they gained six seats on Cornwall council. This is, of course, perfectly true, but what they don’t say is that during the next couple of years five out of the six resigned.
Published: 19th April 2017
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I have lodged a petition on the UK Government's website, which objects to the creation of a cross-Tamar "Devonwall" parliamentary constituency. Please sign, and please share as widely as you can.
Published: 10th March 2017
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The “Boundary Commission for England” (BCE) today opened its second consultation on proposals for new parliamentary boundaries across the UK – which include a “Devonwall” seat.
Published: 1st March 2017
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