True that. That said, I think England has two WTF TKD players ranked at the top in the world at the moment. With the 2012 Olympics heading to London, there is a big push to improve most Olympic sports.
Here in Northern Ireland, the TAGB, ITF and WTF clubs all work together to improve TKD. It's very encouraging to see. They all support each other in terms of getting government funding and improving their athletes: http://www.tani.org.uk/