Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg says Somerset, rather than Yorkshire, is God's own county.
The MP for North East Somerset was responding to Wakefield's MP Imran Ahmad Khan in parliament yesterday
Mr Khan described Wakefield as the "heart of God's own county"
when calling for new court facilities in his constituency.
He said the "sad demise" of Wakefield's magistrates' court meant they
were "unable to hand down punishments upon wrongdoers".
Speaker Sir Lindsay
Hoyle, who represents Chorley, made the case for Lancashire: