Majority of Brits want ‘Britishness’ taught in schools

November 14th, 2007 - 2:06 am ICT by admin  
In the YouGov survey, out of the total number of people interviewed it was found that 51 per cent of respondents agreed that Britishness should be taught in schools, while 34 per cent disagreed.

Forty-four per cent believed that learning the culture of British people was possible, while 37 per cent opposed the idea.

56 per cent of those interviewed said that it would give young people a stronger sense of identity towards the country.

Michael Wills, the justice minister revealed at the event at the House of Commons, that a Citizens Summit of 1,000 people would draw up a list of values of Britishness that could then appear on legal documents such as passports. (ANI)

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