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News Articles with the Tag "cornish language"
Mebyon Kernow – the Party for Cornwall has welcomed the publication of an Opinion from the Council of Europe which includes a number of recommendations which relate to the Cornish as a national minority.
Published: 10th March 2017
Mebyon Kernow – the Party for Cornwall has described the official DCLG (Department for Communities and Local Government) response to a 10,000-strong petition calling on central government to reinstate funding for the Cornish language as “shameful.” In its reply, DCLG stated that “support for the development of the Cornish language was time-limited” and failed to understand that funding for the language is the responsibility of the Westminster government under Parts 1 and 2 of the European Charter for Regional and Minority Languages 2002 and the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities 2014.
Published: 15th November 2016
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