From the Cornish Republican
Whether the UK state recognises the Cornish as a national minority or not it's sure that we fulfil the CoE's criteria for inclusion within the FCNM.
I wrote to the CoE expressing my concerns about the threat to Cornwall's politico-territorial integrity and the impact this could have on the Cornish and copied it to Clegg. Their response is below:
Reference is made to your letter dated 4 October 2010 addressed to the Secretariat of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities. Please note that dates have not yet been set for the Advisory Committee delegation visit to the UK, but the contents of your letter have been noted and will be addressed during the visit and in the drafting of the ACFC Opinion.
Secretariat of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
Directorate of Human Rights and Legal Affairs
Council of Europe