This Sceptred Isle

Posted on 22 April 2012

Do paying taxes and contributing to society matter when it comes to who is counted as English, Scottish or Welsh? The British Future report This Sceptred Isle asks the public what they think about questions of identity, inclusion and immigration.

Does ethnicity matter? Does being born somewhere make a difference to being regarded as “from” England, Scotland or Wales?

This Sceptred Isle; identity and integrationAlso read articles on English anxiety, Scottish civic identity, Welsh feelings about its flag, England’s attachment to countryside as a source of pride, as well as an argument for a mild change in St George’s Day, and reports on attitudes to an English anthem.


Download the report This Sceptred Isle.

Read Andrew Mycock’s commentary based on the report: ‘How civic is the ‘new Scottishness’‘.