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The St Austell and Newquay Constituency Party of MK recently sent a copy of the MK booklet “Towards a National Assembly of Cornwall” to all candidates standing in the “south west” seat for the European Parliament. We requested that the candidates give their personal view – and that of their party – on the proposal for a Cornish Assembly.
Published: 22nd May 2019
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Five years on from the recognition of the Cornish as a national minority through the Council of Europe’s Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities, Mebyon Kernow has criticised the UK Government for failing to meet its obligations towards the Cornish.
Published: 24th April 2019
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Our National Executive has decided that MK will not be contesting the elections to the European Parliament, which are due to take place on 23rd May 2019 – though there is still a possibility that they could be cancelled if MPs agree a Brexit deal.
Published: 24th April 2019
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The Government White Paper “Help Shape Our Future: The 2021 Census of Population and Housing in England and Wales” does not include support for a Cornish tick-box. However, this Autumn, a statutory order will be laid before both Houses of Parliament. It will set out the content of the 2021 census and, very importantly, this order can be amended by the UK Government, the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
Published: 24th April 2019
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At Friday’s meeting of Mebyon Kernow’s National Executive (12th April), Party Leader Cllr Dick Cole challenged politicians to “show vision and leadership” for Cornwall by campaigning for greater self-government through a National Assembly of Cornwall.
Published: 14th April 2019
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On Friday (12th April), MK leader Cllr Dick Cole was part of a cross-party delegation which met with two representatives of the Office of National Statistics to make representations about a Cornish tick-box on the 2021 census.
Published: 14th April 2019
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In Thursday's Camborne Town Council by-election (Roskear Ward), MK’s Ryan Congdon was only eight votes behind the winning Conservative candidate and he polled ahead of the Labour nominee.
Published: 14th April 2019
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MK has hit out at the Government announcement about the “Stronger Towns Fund” of £1.6 billion, which shows that the monies will disproportionately be allocated to the north of England.
Published: 5th March 2019
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Mebyon Kernow members in the St Austell area have organised an event to celebrate Cornwall’s national saint in the town on Saturday 2nd March.
Published: 25th February 2019
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Mebyon Kernow’s economy spokesman has challenged the Prime Minister and Cornwall’s MPs to “come clean” about their post-Brexit plans for regional investment.
Published: 2nd February 2019
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