World Book Day

28th February 2018

Iain Duncan Smith celebrates World Book Day

Find your favourite book and get ready to support 'Share a Story' Campaign on World Book Day (Thursday 1st March 2018) and every day.  #ShareaStory

Schools, bookshops, libraries, businesses and homes nationwide are invited to join this nationwide social event to enjoy the pleasures of reading and SHARE A STORY on World Book Day… and every day.

Spending just 10 minutes a day reading and sharing stories with children can make a crucial difference to their reading and listening skills and it’s also great fun for all involved. Stories encourage conversation, introduce children to more complex vocabulary and builds confidence when it comes to reading aloud.

You can read together anywhere and everywhere, from breakfast to bedtime! In the park, on the train, on the sofa, on a plane – reading and sharing stories can happen anywhere at any time. So why not dig out your favourite story and get ready to #ShareaStory

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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.