England should have its own anthem
God save the Queen should remain the national anthem for the United Kingdom but England should have Jerusalem as its own anthem.
Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland all have their own anthems and we should have our own too.
This e-petition has been rejected with the following reason given:
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The following explanatory notes have been added:
anthems at events are not officially sanctioned by the Government. They are decided upon by the organisations (usually sporting) concerned.
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