Waltham Forest and Redbridge Citizens

20th June 2017

Iain Duncan Smith meets representatives of Waltham Forest and Redbridge Citizens which is part of the national community group Citizens UK. The meeting was held to strengthen the relationship between community groups and their local MP and also to prepare for the forthcoming Great Get Together, which is a national event due to be held on June 23, where communities will come together in memory of Jo Cox MP.

Iain Duncan Smith spoke of his hope for greater prosperity within the area and efforts to improve air quality, protect important open spaces and the need to face housing concerns.

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Freedom of Movement post Brexit by Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP

March 2018


This paper sets out proposals to revise the immigration system and additionally in the annexe it makes the point that more information is required to fully understand the nature of where the costs fall and benefits exist. The information on much, if not all, of this is held by the government.
The central objective should be to ensure control over the movement of people. Using a combination of work permits and a cap we would look to control access to work and rights to settlement. Free movement for EU citizens for other purposes should be preserved.