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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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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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The UK Government has just published a White Paper entitled “Help Shape Our Future: The 2021 Census of Population and Housing in England and Wales.” It states that there will not be a Cornish tickbox on the next census.
Published: 15th December 2018
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The leader of Mebyon Kernow – the Party for Cornwall has challenged the Prime Minister to scrap the Boundary Review that would lead to the creation of an unpopular cross-Tamar constituency.
Published: 19th September 2018
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At a Policy Forum on Friday (22nd June), Mebyon Kernow – the Party for Cornwall launched an updated version of its campaign publication titled “Towards a National Assembly of Cornwall.”
Published: 25th June 2018
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At a Policy Forum on Friday (22nd June), Mebyon Kernow members hit out at the failure of Theresa May’s Government to “address, or even acknowledge, Cornwall’s distinct needs in its approach to leaving the European Union.”
Published: 25th June 2018
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In its response to a consultation on a revised version of the National Planning Policy Framework, Mebyon Kernow has challenged the UK Government to “go back to the drawing board” on the NPPF.
Published: 21st May 2018
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Mebyon Kernow has condemned the announcement from the UK Government that it intends to take planning powers away from local councils if they do not meet central government targets for house-building.
Published: 5th March 2018
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