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Rupert Barnes: Restoring our historic counties would show respect for local identity.

Where do we stand? A constant question, but rarely meant as literally as it might be: I am standing in Hertfordshire, no one would deny, and if I drive ten minutes down the road I am in Middlesex. There though a question arises: no official map will show Middlesex and no signpost welcomes me there, … Continue reading Rupert Barnes: Restoring our historic counties would show respect for local identity.

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Campaign Parliamentary Launch, 17th April 2018.

On Tuesday 17th April the British Counties Campaign held its Parliamentary Launch in Portcullis House in the Houses of Parliament. With the Campaign’s Founder Pam Moorhouse, Manager Gerard Dugdill and Champion MP Mr Henry Smith and a number of cross-party supporters including Mr Jonathan Djanogly MP and Martin Vickers MP in attendance as well as … Continue reading Campaign Parliamentary Launch, 17th April 2018.

Grimsby Telegraph, 13 April 2018.

An article about Pam's crusade was published in The Grimsby Telegraph on 13 April 2018: Grimsby campaigner explains why she wants us to stop saying we live in North East Lincolnshire. Retired factory worker Pam Moorhouse is taking her campaign to restore the historic counties to Parliament. Our Parliamentary Correspondent Patrick Daly spoke to the Grimsby campaigner who wants … Continue reading Grimsby Telegraph, 13 April 2018.

Article in The Wigan Observer, 27 March 2018.

Let’s end this county chaos and restore traditional boundaries! A Wiganer is launching an official political campaign to end county chaos and restore the traditional areas of the country. Gerard Dugdill, who is originally from Springfield, has co-founded the British Counties Campaign to protect the 92 historic counties and finally sweep away the effects of … Continue reading Article in The Wigan Observer, 27 March 2018.

Article in The Daily Mail, 12 Sept 2017.

The letter and article in the Telegraph was reported on in The Daily Mail on 12th September: Strong borders! Make county names clearer, say MPs as campaigners claim local council districts have blurred traditional boundaries. MPs are backing calls to reinforce Great Britain's centuries-old county borders on maps and road signs. Campaigners say traditional boundaries … Continue reading Article in The Daily Mail, 12 Sept 2017.