This card entitles you to get out of jail free

Poor old Essex. The joke is on it once again with the launch of an Essex version of Monopoly.

Players can motor round the board in a Ford Escort and buy Southend United. How about a political version of the game? You could buy lots of hospitals, then close them down. Or argue among yourselves for the duration of the game.

Or, if you are Jonathan Aitken, just go directly to jail.

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