Posts Tagged “cornwall”

A messy situation for Lib Dems over Devon and Cornwall police commissioner contest

by Stephen Tall on August 5, 2012

It looks like the police commissioner contest in Devon and Cornwall could be about to get a bit messy for the Lib Dems, with the news that the Lib Dem leader of North Devon Council Brian Greenslade plans to run as an independent — even though the party plans to choose an official Lib Dem […]

Lib Dem MP attempts to create devolved 'Cornwall Assembly'

by Stephen Tall on July 15, 2009

A few months ago, Lib Dem Voice highlighted North Cornwall MP Dan Rogerson’s attempts to create a new Cornish bank holiday on 5th March, St Piran’s Day. Well now he’s taken up cudgels again on behalf of the county, but (…)

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Taxpayers helping to fund Tories' Cornwall electioneering

by Stephen Tall on April 28, 2009

Last month Mark Prisk, Tory MP for Hertford and Stortford, got himself into hot water with the Commons authorities for breaking Parliamentary rules in relation to political campaigning. Now Mr Prisk is in trouble once again – indeed, perhaps it’s (…)

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Tory 'fictional minister' broke Parliamentary rules

by Stephen Tall on March 18, 2009

As the BBC reports here, Tory MP for Hertford and Stortford Mark Prisk has been publicly rebuked by the Speaker of the House of Commons for for breaking Parliamentary rules in relation to political campaigning. Parliamentary rules state that MPs (…)

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Lib Dem Cornwall council leader to quit

by Stephen Tall on March 12, 2009

Under a somewhat misleading headline, Leader quits after critics’ abuse, the BBC reports: The leader of Cornwall County Council David Whalley is standing down as a councillor, complaining of personal attacks against him. Mr Whalley made the decision just weeks (…)

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Lib Dem MPs call for 5th March Cornish bank holiday

by Stephen Tall on March 3, 2009

From the Business Cornwall website comes news that the five MPs who represent Cornwall, Lib Dems all, have joined forces to campaign for St Piran’s Day to be made a public holiday: North Cornwall MP, Dan Rogerson, will today table (…)

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