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Our fiends in the north Jan 24

David “Dave” Cameron has set up a “Northern Board” whose aim is apparently to revitalise the Tories in the North of England, where they did even less well than the rest of England at the general election. William Hague has been appointed chair but he may have his work cutout if this top secret map leaked from Conservative Central Office is anything to go by…
Map of England and Wales

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  1. 1
    Ben J 

    Wow. This must be a recent version; it no longer says “here be dragons” over the Grampians…

  2. 2

    Looks like they’ve also dropped the Dad’s Army arrows.

  3. 3

    I love it how what are essentially the midlands of the mainland UK are referred to as “The North”.

    Where does that make Inverness? The Arctic?

  4. You mean that’s not the north? Having grown up in Hertfordshire I was always brought up to see anything north of the bounderies of Hemel Hempstead as a bit weird and a place to avoid.

    More here be pigeons and wippets than here be dragons! 🙂

    In fact it wasn’t until I moved to Jersey (Channel Islands) that I actually ventured into the great unknown. I went to Chester – still the furthest north I’ve ever been.

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