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More powers for Cornwall?

A number of Cornish people are waving the flag for more powers for the Duchy Credit: ITV News West Country

Cornwall Council is preparing a case to be given greater powers to raise and spend its own money.

It says that, regardless of the outcome of the Scottish referendum, the Government should give the county more freedom to manage its own affairs.

The authority is developing a stategy document outlining its plans for more local control.

MP champions Cornish language

Many signs in Cornwall feature both English and Cornish Credit: ITV News West Country

The West Cornwall MP will meet the Communities minister in London this afternoon to discuss the future of the Cornish language.

Andrew George is a fluent speaker, and was the first MP to speak Cornish in the House of Commons.

He wants to help to revive the minority language.

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