Over-the-top political correctness, loss of national identity, and worrying about being judged when expressing pride in the country are the main reasons behind the findings, according to a study. (…)
Just one in three
foreignersknew St George’s Day was on Friday and more than 40 per cent probably also foreignershad no idea why he is the patron saint.
…one in four English adults said ‘political correctness’ had left them feeling ashamed to be English.
Four out of ten people said they would happily express their national pride behind closed doors.