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11 September 2015updated 26 Jul 2021 9:20am

“We didn’t realise they hated each other”: David Cameron overheard mocking Yorkshire

The Prime Minister has been caught on a live microphone making jibes about the people of Yorkshire.

By Anoosh Chakelian

David Cameron was overheard on a live microphone making some disparaging comments about Yorkshire.

The Prime Minister was rehearsing for a speech in Leeds, when he went a bit off-piste, unaware his microphone was on.

He was discussing devolution when he commented: “We just thought people in Yorkshire hated everyone else, we didn’t realise they hated each other so much.”

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