Formal Minority Status for Cornwall

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE

The status of Cornish people as a National Minority has been recognised formally by the United Kingdom. See this link for a statement from the Department of Communities and Local Government:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/cornish-granted-minority-status-within-the-uk

Also link here for an interview with the BBC given by Loveday Jenkin, deputy leader of Mebyon Kernow the Cornish nationalist party:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-27138420?SThisFB

The development has huge consequences for both the protection of Cornish language and culture and the potential for the development of devolved institutions similar to Scotland and Wales.

BERNARD MOFFATT

Issued by: The Celtic News

16/10/15

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The Celtic League established in 1961 has branches in the six Celtic Countries. It promotes cooperation between the countries and campaigns on a range of political, cultural and environmental matters. It highlights human rights abuse, military activity and socio-economic issues

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