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Mebyon Kernow has criticized Cornwall’s six MPs for failing to amend the Parliamentary Constituencies Bill in order to ensure that cross-Tamar “Devonwall” seats are not created in the future.
Published: 19th November 2020
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The Public Bill Committee is presently taking evidence in relation to the Parliamentary Constituencies Bill 2019-21 and has commenced line-by-line scrutiny of the proposed legislation. MK Leader Cllr Dick Cole has written to the Committee about Cornwall, the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and the threat of a cross-Tamar “Devonwall” constituency.
Published: 4th July 2020
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Mebyon Kernow members receive copies of Cornish Nation magazine three times a year and the latest edition is presently being distributed.
Published: 4th July 2020
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The Order for the 2021 Census (which does not include a Cornish tick-box) was pushed through the House of Commons on 6th May and the House of Lords on 12th May.
Published: 14th May 2020
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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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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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Cllr Dick Cole has welcomed the near-unanimous support for a Cornish tick-box at a meeting of Cornwall Council.
Published: 28th January 2019
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The leader of Mebyon Kernow has condemned the publication of a Government White Paper about the 2021 census which states it does not support the provision of a Cornish tickbox.
Published: 15th December 2018
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