An idea put forward by Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins to create a national anthem for England has been approved in principle by Parliament.

TheySay, Oxford University’s social media sentiment analysis tool, looked at 10,000 tweets about the debate.

Dr Karo Moilanen, co-founder of TheySay, said: “Twitter users are open to the idea of an official English national anthem. In our analysis of almost 10,000 tweets, we detected almost no negative sentiment regarding England adopting a national anthem.

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Andy Pritchard

Andy Pritchard