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Blog Posts with the Tag "government"
About eleven months ago, the “Boundary Commission for England” (BCE) published its proposals for new constituency boundaries for the next Westminster Parliament. This included a cross-Tamar parliamentary constituency, which was rightly condemned as an outrage that ignored a thousand years of history.
Published: 19th September 2018
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The Boundary Commissions for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have presented their recommendations for new parliamentary constituencies to the Westminster Parliament.
Published: 19th September 2018
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Just over twelve months ago, the Local Government Boundary Commission “for England” (LGBCE) descended on Cornwall. Councillors were informed that there was going to be a review of the number of elected members on the unitary authority, and that then new divisional boundaries would have to be agreed. Our strong objections were ignored and we were told it had to happen – regardless of what we thought.
Published: 30th June 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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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 UK Government response to the Council of Europe Opinion stretches to over 9,700 words, but the Cornish are hardly referenced at all. The document also fails to address the recommendations drafted by the Advisory Group.
Published: 10th March 2017
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Listed in this article are the actual recommendations from the Council of Europe report on the National Minority status of the Cornish.
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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Last week, a majority of councillors backed the unitary authority’s budget for 2017/2018, which had been put forward by the Independent and Liberal Democrat administration. This included a 3.97% increase in council tax, of which 2.0% represented a specific increase in funding for adult social care.
Published: 1st March 2017
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At the very end of 2016, the Government announced that it would be making £60 million available to help “tackle the problem of high levels of second homeownership” in certain communities across the United Kingdom.
Published: 22nd January 2017
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