All things Cornish

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  • Agriculture Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 89A (22 Sep 2020)
    Lord Tyler: ...2019, what confidence can we have in Article 54.2, which purports to give some legitimacy to the continued cover for GI products? I am, of course, especially exercised by the threat to genuine Cornish pasties, clotted cream and sparkling wine, but my noble and learned friend and the noble Lord, Lord Foulkes, are rightly exercised by the effect on world-famous Scottish products. To add...
  • Agriculture Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 89A (22 Sep 2020)
    Lord Tyler: ...2019, what confidence can we have in Article 54.2, which purports to give some legitimacy to the continued cover for GI products? I am, of course, especially exercised by the threat to genuine Cornish pasties, clotted cream and sparkling wine, but my noble and learned friend and the noble Lord, Lord Foulkes, are rightly exercised by the effect on world-famous Scottish products. To add...
  • Japan Free Trade Agreement - Statement (17 Sep 2020)
    Baroness Wheatcroft: My Lords, I was interested to read in the Minister’s recent letter regarding this deal that there would be new protection for the more iconic UK goods such as Cornish pasties. How large does he judge the Japanese appetite for Cornish pasties to be? More importantly, what has the UK given to the Japanese that goes beyond what the EU deal gives? We have heard only of the potential— I...
  • Public Bill Committee: Fisheries Bill [Lords]: Part 2 - Amendment of the Wildlife (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 (15 Sep 2020)
    ...Professor Richard Barnes, Professor of International Law, Lincoln Law School, University of Lincoln FB09 Honor Frost Foundation (HFF) Steering Committee on Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) FB10 Cornish Fish Producers' Organisation (CFPO) FB11 South Western Fish Producer Organisation Ltd FB12 Greenpeace UK FB13 The Joint Nautical Archaeology Policy Committee (JNAPC)
  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Clause 28 - Functions of the CMA under this Part: general provisions (15 Sep 2020)
    Cherilyn Mackrory: Talking about standards, the British should be very proud of their standards in animal welfare and particularly in farming—I am certainly proud of our Cornish farmers—and we have done that while we have been part of the European Union. Our standards are higher than many of our counterparts in the European Union. Having a single internal market does not mean that we will lower standards....
  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Clause 28 - Functions of the CMA under this Part: general provisions (15 Sep 2020)
    Cherilyn Mackrory: Talking about standards, the British should be very proud of their standards in animal welfare and particularly in farming—I am certainly proud of our Cornish farmers—and we have done that while we have been part of the European Union. Our standards are higher than many of our counterparts in the European Union. Having a single internal market does not mean that we will lower standards....
  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (14 Sep 2020)
    Boris Johnson: ...s first industrial revolution and the prosperity we enjoy today. When other countries in Europe stayed divided, we joined our fortunes together and allowed the invisible hand of the market to move Cornish pasties to Scotland, Scottish beef to Wales, Welsh beef to England, and Devonshire clotted cream to Northern Ireland or wherever else it might be enjoyed. When we chose to join the EU...
  • Japan Free Trade Agreement (14 Sep 2020)
    Elizabeth Truss: ...Friday. The answer is that dairy products, such as cheddar from Davidstow, will go down to a zero tariff over time as a result of the agreement. We are protecting new product names, whether it is Cornish pasties or clotted cream. We will also see reductions in tariffs for fantastic products such as beef, also from Cornwall.
  • Protection of Jobs and Businesses (9 Sep 2020)
    Scott Mann: ...and crab fishermen. Suddenly, dozens of boats had Instagram and Facebook accounts and websites, and they advertised their catches locally and eventually around the country. That demonstrated Cornish ingenuity in a crisis. Since I closed my constituency office during lockdown, as of mid-August we have opened nearly 7,000 cases. Those include supporting 309 local businesses that got in touch...
  • International Travel (7 Sep 2020)
    Grant Shapps: I know that my right hon. Friend fights hard for his constituents. I spoke to the boss of Stansted, Charlie Cornish, earlier today, and we discussed the measures that we have been taking and our hopes for the way that the policies can develop. One of the things he said would be helpful in this regard is the islands policy that we have announced today. This will help to protect jobs because,...
  • International Trade: Food and Farming Sector: Covid-19 (3 Sep 2020)
    Graham Stuart: ...enterprises has been delivered, and that programme will continue throughout this year. My Department is working, through our international trade adviser network, to support my hon. Friend’s local Cornish food and drink companies to access virtual meet-the-buyer events and UKAP—United Kingdom agricultural policy—webinars, which will be launched in the autumn and come out of the plan...
  • International Trade: Topical Questions (3 Sep 2020)
    Sheryll Murray: Cornwall prides itself on its excellent food and drink produce. Will my right hon. Friend please promote this fantastic Cornish and British produce during her trade negotiations around the world?
  • Fisheries Bill [Lords] (1 Sep 2020)
    Victoria Prentis: ...around the Chamber and, indeed, acknowledged by the hon. Member for Angus (Dave Doogan), who accepted that many of the issues raised mirror those of his own fishermen. It is great to have so many Cornish colleagues who, in their own words, would say that they had done a proper job at standing up for the industry. My hon. Friend the Member for Truro and Falmouth (Cherilyn Mackrory), who...
  • English Language Learning - Question (27 Jul 2020)
    Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...noble friend Lady Massey of Darwen. But can the Minister say something about the importance of preserving our other native languages here in the UK—Welsh, Irish, Ulster Scots, Gaelic, Scots and Cornish?
  • Agriculture Bill - Committee (6th Day): Amendment 236A (23 Jul 2020)
    Baroness Northover: ...leaving the EU. We have granted this protection to EU specialty foods but seem to have failed to secure the same guarantee for British regional products on the continent, including Scotch whisky, Cornish pasties, clotted cream and so on. Those guarantees strengthen their market position. Is this really the case? My noble friend Lord Tyler and my noble and learned friend Lord Wallace...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationality (21 Jul 2020)
    Bell Ribeiro-Addy: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of granting Cornish protected minority status in relation to the Life in the UK citizenship test.
  • Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Bill (16 Jul 2020)
    Richard Holden: ...% and 2% of its annual budget just on rates for public loos. I know how important the issue is for that local authority and for those in other tourist areas, and I know just how vital it is for the Cornish MPs who have been campaigning on it as well. To flag up the comments made by my hon. Friend the Member for Keighley (Robbie Moore), the financial impact of the Bill will really benefit...
  • Cabinet Office: Topical Questions (16 Jul 2020)
    Michael Gove: Absolutely. Cornwall has many, many attractions, but of course the reliance of a large part of the Cornish economy on tourism and on seasonal trade renders parts of it uniquely vulnerable, particularly in the wake of the pandemic. That is why the Chancellor of the Exchequer took the steps that he did in order to support hospitality, but more of course requires to be done. Cornwall has amazing...
  • Parliamentary Constituencies Bill: New Clause 1 - Electorate per constituency (14 Jul 2020)
    Cherilyn Mackrory: ...the number of MPs needed for fair and effective representation, ensures that the United Kingdom will continue to have 650 Members to serve in this House and six whole, passionate, hard-working Cornish MPs. It is worth remembering that, as well as protecting the culture and identity of national minorities, the framework convention seeks to protect the political integrity of territories. I...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Tourism: Coronavirus (1 Jul 2020)
    Edward Davey: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effect of covid-19 on the Cornish tourism industry; and if he will make a statement.