Derbyshire folk are ‘least practical in the UK’, survey says

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Chances are you’re not alone if you’ve struggled to change a punctured tyre – as an embarrassing new survey says Derbyshire folk are the least practical in the UK.

Results from a questionnaire of 2,000 people show just 40 per cent of locals are able to fit a new wheel, 31 per cent can’t unblock a toilet and only 34 per cent of residents can speak a foreign language.

The study – which was carried out by conference call provider Powwownow – claims 18 to 24-year-olds are least able to carry out basic practical skills like changing a burst tyre or unclogging a loo.


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