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A number of leading members of Mebyon Kernow – the Party for Cornwall gave evidence at the two-day hearing into new parliamentary constituencies organised by the “Boundary Commission for England” at New County Hall in Truro (on 10th and 11th November).
Published: 15th November 2016
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The threat of a “Devonwall” constituency has galvanised hundreds of people to protest and campaign against the UK Government’s Boundary Review. In order to help people make representations against Devonwall, Mebyon Kernow has produced a range of letters that individuals can print off, sign and send to the Government, MPs and the Boundary Commission.
Published: 6th November 2016
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The leader of Mebyon Kernow has hit out at the failure of Conservative MPs to oppose the parliamentary Boundary Review during a debate in the House of Commons yesterday (19th October).
Published: 1st November 2016
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At the request of Mebyon Kernow - the Party for Cornwall, Plaid Cymru's Jonathan Edwards MP has tabled an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons setting out opposition to the creation of a cross-Tamar parliamentary constituency.
Published: 11th October 2016
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Mebyon Kernow leader Cllr Dick Cole has appealed to people across Cornwall to maximise their efforts to oppose the imposition of a Devonwall seat. This follows the receipt of an unhelpful letter from the Minister for the Constitution, Chris Skidmore MP, about MK’s request for a simple amendment to the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act to prevent the creation of a cross-Tamar seat.
Published: 19th September 2016
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Mebyon Kernow has described the Boundary Committee’s proposal for a “Devonwall seat” as a “travesty of history, democracy and Cornwall’s very nationhood.” But the Party for Cornwall has also put the blame for the proposal firmly at the door of the UK Government. The Boundary Commission (for England) has today publicised its recommendation for a cross-Tamar “Bideford, Bude and Launceston” seat, which would include land stretching from St Teath and St Breward, to Bude and Launceston.
Published: 12th September 2016
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The leader of Mebyon Kernow has again challenged Cornwall six Conservative MPs to oppose the creation of a cross-Tamar “Devonwall” parliamentary constituency.
Published: 30th August 2016
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The leader of Mebyon Kernow has challenged Cornwall’s six Conservative MPs to use their influence to derail any attempts to create a cross-Tamar “Devonwall” seat.
Published: 15th February 2016
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Mebyon Kernow has challenged the Westminster political parties to make 2016 “the year of Cornish recognition.”
Published: 18th January 2016
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The leader of Mebyon Kernow has written to Cornwall’s six Conservative MPs and challenged them to oppose any attempts to create a cross-Tamar “Devonwall” seat.
Published: 18th May 2015
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