With the referendum for Scottish independence now only 12 months away, Mebyon Kernow has re-iterated its call for the devolution of greater political and economic powers.
There is certainly a significant debate about the future governance of
Scotland, and even the Westminster political parties – who oppose
independence for Scotland – are promising greater powers for the
But this debate cannot just be about
Scotland. There needs to be a mature, respectful
and wide-ranging debate about the future of the whole of the United Kingdom.
There is a desperate need to address the unequal constitutional relationships between the various nations and regions of the
UK, and to tackle the centralising
influence of London and the South East of England.