It is our belief that nations and regions throughout the World should work together, but that does not mean we are not critical of how the European Union is presently constituted. The Europe of today is one of centralisation, limited democratic control, big business and bureaucracy, and MK – along with many other progressive groups in the European Free Alliance – is campaigning for the increased democratisation of the EU, greater transparency and increased Cornish representation.
Kernow believes that sovereignty resides with the people, and that
responsibility for decision-making should be retained at the most
local level possible.
compelling task is to build a decentralised Europe on this basic
principle, which means we must limit the centralisation of powers
both to Europe and to the current state capitals such as London and
Paris. We must create a new Europe that is relevant to the needs of
Cornwall was recognised as a European region, it has secured
significant and much-needed investment through structural funds,
including Objective One and Convergence.