9th March 2017 By Graham Smith The spat between Cornwall Council and Whitehall over taxpayer…
Cornish language petition forces ministers to answer over funding cuts
The government has been forced to respond to an online petition calling for funding for the Cornish language.
As the deadline for signatures closed this weekend, support reached a total of 10,342 – just clearing the target of 10,000 required to force a ministerial response.
If a petition reaches 100,000 names it must be further considered for a Parliamentary debate.