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09:05 UK time, Friday, 14 December 2007

More than half of parents (51%) discourage their children from speaking with their local accent for fear of harming their life chances, according to a survey by Combined Insurance. It asked 2,300 parents about the importance of keeping local accents and how this impacts on the community.

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