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Cornwall Councillors on voted 22nd September to oppose the Government’s White Paper on Planning, which seeks to introduce the frightening new “standard method for establishing housing requirement figures.” This would change Cornwall’s 20-year housing target from 52,500 to an unbelievably unsustainable 81,000 properties.
Published: 19th November 2020
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Mebyon Kernow strongly objects to the “Planning for the Future” White Paper. It is our view that there are already many problems with the existing National Planning Policy Framework, not least because of the “presumption in favour” of development which has led to unchecked and damaging development that local communities have been unable to prevent.
Published: 19th November 2020
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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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Following the announcement that a new Parliamentary Constituencies Bill has been introduced to the UK Parliament, the Party for Cornwall has called on the UK Government to guarantee that there will not be a Devonwall seat in the future. MK is also calling on this guarantee to be enshrined in the legislation.
Published: 4th July 2020
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We have launched a crowdfunder appeal to raise much-needed funds for the General Election campaign of Cllr Dick Cole in the St Austell and Newquay seat.
Published: 14th November 2019
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Following the decision of the Westminster Parliament to call a snap General Election, Mebyon Kernow – the Party for Cornwall has announced that it will be putting forward a candidate in the St Austell and Newquay seat on 12th December.
Published: 14th November 2019
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Mebyon Kernow is saddened to hear of the death of MK life member Roger Holmes.
Published: 26th October 2019
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MK has submitted evidence to an Inquiry into devolution being held by the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee in the Westminster Parliament.
Published: 14th September 2019
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"It is clear from the inability of the Westminster Parliament to find a way forward, that the people of the United Kingdom should be given a say on what should happen next through a People’s Vote."
Published: 16th January 2019
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