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  • View Poll Results: How would you, in your opinion, define somebody who is or isn’t British?
    Anyone and everyone who holds British Citizenship (including people who moved here as adults and naturalised)
    53
    41.73%
    A person born and bred in the UK - ancestry is irrelevant
    38
    29.92%
    A person born and bred in the UK – and primarily has British heritage/primarily of British origin
    27
    21.26%
    Anyone in the world who is primarily of British origin, e.g. the British diaspora (the UK, Anglo Americans, Anglo Austrialians, Anglo Canadians etc)
    9
    7.09%

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    Anybody born in Britain, or anybody who has lived a significant period of their life in Britain, and views themselves as British.

    I don't think that the government's ''British values'' stuff has any merit at all. It's not quantifiable, and the government's attempts to classify it seem like a load of rubbish to me.
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    (Original post by generallee)
    As he is supposed to have said "if you are born in a stable that doesn't make you a horse."
    He never did say that, that was what Daniel O'Connell (an Irishman) said about him. He's always been incorrectly attributed with that quote.
 
 
 
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