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All children should be taught ‘God Save The Queen’ at school, says Tory MP

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UK Daily Mail [1]
Oct 23, 2012

Education Secretary Michael Gove is facing calls for every child to be taught the national anthem at school.

Tory MP Nicholas Soames, grandson of wartime PM Winston Churchill, wants learning the words of God Save The Queen to be a compulsory part of the national curriculum.

And TV presenter and Liberal Democrat peer Floella Benjamin has called for pupils to sing the anthem at the start of each day.

This summer some Olympic athletes faced criticism for not singing the anthem and England football manager Roy Hodgson ordered his players to learn the words for the Euro 2012 tournament.

Mr Soames said learning the words was a vital part of being British, and if the government was serious about encouraging a sense of citizenship the national anthem should be on the curriculum.

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