Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

VOTE: Should Cornwall Be Next For Devolution?

news - st piran
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

5:52am 17th September 2014

With just one more day of campaigning in Scotland before the big vote on independence, there are calls for Cornwall to be next.

Campaigners want a Cornish assembly to be given more say on things like health, housing and the economy.

That would not be the same as independence, but St Ives MP Andrew George still thinks there should be a referendum to demonstrate support.

He thinks that should take place no matter what decision is made north of the border.

Mike Chappell is from the Celtic League. He said: "Yes our demands should be the same as the people the other end of this island of Britain - we demand better.

"I think this is something we can do together. We're a marvellous collection of people from all over. We're very confident - and increasingly confident.

"If you take the A30, isn't it ridiculous we have to apply to London to increase the speed limit on that road?

"Isn't it ridiculous that we have to keep deferring to London for every decision in our health service? Can't we make those decisions here? The people who depend on those services are the people here - not 300 miles up the road."

So Pirate FM is giving you a vote on Cornish devolution.

Let us know whether you want a Cornish assembly with more powers, based here in the Duchy. We will bring you the result at 5pm on Wednesday.

Poll: Cornish Devolution Vote

Poll closes 17th September 2014 4:45pm.

Thank you - this poll is now closed.

OptionVotes
No
36%
Yes
64%
5:52am 17th September 2014

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
hedgehog

PHOTOS: Spring Has Sprung In Cornwall

Take a look at the beautiful blooms in the Duchy...

truro - tim green

UPDATE: Cornwall's Capital Of Culture Bid WILL Go Ahead

Council backs Truro plans for second time

Most read
police tape 3

One Person "In Shock" After Crash

Collision happened near Hayle on Saturday night

storms penzance 1

UPDATE: Strong Winds Spark Flood Alerts

It's for the south Cornwall coast on Monday morning

Top articles

UPDATE: Cornwall Man Charged With ABH

Cornwall News: It's after an assault at Plymouth station

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Major: Brexit voters made a 'historic mistake'

National News: Former prime minister Sir John Major has said it was a "historic mistake" that a majority of voters opted to leave the EU.

One Person "In Shock" After Crash

Cornwall News: Collision happened near Hayle on Saturday night

Cowell burglar convicted of £1m jewellery raid

Showbiz News: A man has been convicted of stealing jewellery worth nearly £1m from the west London home of entertainment mogul Simon Cowell.

Russian teams ordered to replay bandy match after 20 own goals

World News: Two bandy teams have been ordered to replay a match in which they scored 20 own goals between them amid allegations of match-fixing.

Claudio Ranieri bids final farewell to Leicester staff and players

Sports News: Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has left the club's training ground for the last time after saying goodbye to players and staff.

WATCH: Chewbacca Sings Silent Night

Strange News: You won’t regret watching this festive treat

Newer article

LISTEN: Sheridan Blames Himself For Argyle Defeat

Cornwall News: Plymouth suffer their first home defeat of the season

Older article

Argyle Welcome Wycombe

Cornwall News: They are hoping to keep their unbeaten home record.

Sky News LogoSome articles are courtesy of Sky News. View news videos.

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate Extra Footer LogoEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.