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Author:  Cornubian [ Mon Dec 16, 2013 6:36 pm ]
Post subject:  Create a Cornish Assembly Petition

The UK Prime Minister and Cabinet: Create a Cornish Assembly: http://www.change.org/petitions/the-uk- ... h-assembly

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Create a Cornish Assembly

A law-making Assembly for Cornwall

Cornwall is an historic nation with its own identity, culture, traditions and language. We believe the people of Cornwall have the same democratic right to self-determination as the residents of Scotland and Wales.

In 2001, over 50,000 individual declarations calling for a Cornish Assembly were presented to 10 Downing Street. But the Government, which had delivered devolution settlements to Scotland and Wales, ignored the declarations and refused to consider demands for greater powers for Cornwall.

Cornwall deserves better.

It is our view that the unequal constitutional relationship between the various nations and regions of the UK need to be addressed. And we believe that this should include meaningful devolution to Cornwall.

We call on central government to work with the people of Cornwall to formulate a detailed proposal for a law-making Cornish Assembly, which can then be put to the electorate in a binding referendum.

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