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MK candidates for the 2013 Cornwall Council elections

Nomination for the 2013 Cornwall Council elections on Thursday 2 May, 2013 have been published. Mebyon Kernow-The Party for Cornwall (MK) is as yet not able to field candidates for…

Our ‘Private Individual’ Calls Shots in UK Politics

Information on the extent of political power wielded by the English monarchy was released this week, following a ruling that the information could not be kept secret, despite the Westminster…

Lavery slings his hook

Kevin Lavery, chief executive of Cornwall Council, will be leaving his post to take up a new job in New Zealand, in Wellington, the capital city. UK and corporate apparatchik…

[Cornwall Waste Forum] Independent Report Identifies £320m Savings

An independent report has identified up to £320 million in potential savings that could be made by Cornwall Council – if it were prepared to look at alternatives to its…

[Mebyon Kernow] MK AGM 2012 and Annual Conference

To be held this coming Saturday 24 November, 2012 AGM and Party Conference 10am ; Public forum – 2pm to 4:30pm At Lys Kernow- Cornwall Council, Truro The 2012 conference…

Policing By Contempt – Mr Commissioner 5%

The UK Governments Police & Crime Commissioner elections are in a shambles as less that 15% voted across Cornwall for any of the 10 candidates standing. As one wag said,…

Tony Hogg is 1st Crime & Police Commissioner

Tony Hogg, the Conservative candidate, is the 1st Police & Crime Commissioner for Cornwall, Isles of Scilly and Devon. He gained 69,419 votes, after preferences, gaining the position over fellow…

[Mebyon Kernow] Candidate for Gwinear-Gwithian and St Erth by-election

Nominations closed on Friday 9th November for the Cornwall Council by-election for a casual vacancy in Gwinear-Gwithian and St Erth. There are a total of seven candidates seeking to fill…

[Mebyon Kernow] Public Inquiry into Duchy of Cornwall sought

Mebyon Kernow has re-iterated its call for a full Public Inquiry into the Duchy of Cornwall and Cornwall’s ambiguous constitutional relationship with the Crown. This follows the announcement that the…

[Our Cornwall] CORE Strategy Incoherent

A NEW pressure group has been formed to fight against plans to build 48,000 new homes across Cornwall over the next 20 years. Our Cornwall has been formed by members…