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Pledge “Cornish-Tick-Box”

"I will refuse to fill out the 2011 UK census unless there is a Cornish ethnicity tick box option but only if 1,000 other people will do the same."

— Chris Jones

Deadline to sign up by: 1st January 2011
639 people signed up, 361 more were needed

Country: United Kingdom

More details
The results from the 2001 UK population census show that over 37,000 people hold a Cornish identity instead of English or British. On this census for the first time the Cornish were allocated the UK ethnic group code of '06'. However to claim to be Cornish, you had to first deny being British, by crossing out the British option, and then write in Cornish in the others box. Additionally the decision to collect information on the Cornish identity was extremely badly publicised and many were unaware of the new code. How many more would have described themselves as Cornish if they did not have to deny being British or if there had been a Cornish tick box ? How many people knew that it was an option ? How many ticked British but feel themselves to be Cornish British ?

Cornish ethnicity data from the 2001 Census
http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/BSPS/an...

http://www.cornishnotenglish.com

http://www.thisisnotcornwall.co.uk

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