British Values

The Political Monkey!

The premiership of David Cameron came to an abrupt end just a few months ago, a defining message of his government was that of promoting “British values”, but what are they? And do they really exist?

A basic google search will list British values as follows:

Democracy

Rule of law

Individual liberty

Mutual respect and tolerance

Politicians hail these few lines as the “basis of our society” and some that is so crucial to being a British citizen that migrants must learn these to become a true “Brit”. David Cameron, their great advocate, in an article following the decision for them to be promoted in schools said, “they are as British as the Union Flag, football and fish and chips”.

Before we get to the values themselves let’s debunk David Cameron first. The Union Flag is a combination a three nations different flags each with an individual culture and heritage…

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