Not long ago the amendment proposed by Andrew George and carrying the name of all of the Cornish MPs was defeated by a government majority of 58. Now it is not clear who voted which way at this stage, but it seems very much like those that voted for the Keep Cornwall Whole amendment were from the opposition benches, bar say a dozen Conservative and Liberal Democrats.
Really thats by the by as we have moved one step closer to losing our historic territorial integrity.
I don't really know what to say at this stage but I would suggest something like this would be nice:
"...to give local people far more control over how their local area is run..."
So we could have Cornwall being:
"... heard at the heart of the Shadow Cabinet and the heart of the Conservative party..."
To try to avoid a situation where Cornwall is:
"... almost completely ignored by the government..."
These words of course come from the now Prime Minister, spoken upon the announcement of a Shadow Minister for Cornwall and meant to be an attack on the Labour Party. Now whats that saying about stones and glass houses?
Monday, 1 November 2010
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