The Scotsman reports:
The English should celebrate St George’s Day in a bid to renew national pride, former home secretary David Blunkett said today.
English national identity has been “diluted and deliberately played down” over centuries, he said.
Can't argue with that but I have a feeling he is trialling a focus group suggestion to see how it plays - out of Government he is deniable if it goes wrong, part of the family if it goes right. Still the wind is in the right direction.