Back in the dark days of 2002, John Prescott was planning to "regionalise"
Some earnest chap wrote in and complained about the fact that he had no opportunity of expressing himself as
Luckily a copy of the 1984 style reply is still around. See link - (Prescotts reply courtesy
But I thought I would share the following little gem from this reply directly with you. (I don't see why I should be the only one with boiling blood pressure.)
Firstly, I assume you are referring to the census form that has no facility for stating
But don't stop there. Read all of it. Then think how lucky we are we still have a country at all.