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Iain Duncan Smith

Conservative MP for Chingford and Woodford Green

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Iain Duncan Smith’s voting in Parliament

Iain Duncan Smith is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Iain Duncan Smith sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Iain Duncan Smith generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Iain Duncan Smith has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Bet365: China 4 Feb 2020

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment the Department has made of the Bet365's compliance with Chinese law in relation to its operations in that country.
  • Global Britain 3 Feb 2020

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend on his statement and the Prime Minister on his. Looking at the service sector, given that the EU has made next to no effort in most of the trade deal arrangements that they have negotiated to put any special pressure for a regulatory position for the UK in financial services, does my right hon. Friend now think that the EU will reference enhanced...
  • Business of the House 30 Jan 2020

    May I urge my right hon. Friend to recall the cross-party concern about the misbehaviour of many online betting companies and the growing drive towards addiction as a result of that misbehaviour? Given that, will he encourage the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to call in the Gambling Commission, which now refuses to release the name of the individual who owns Betway?...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Chingford and Woodford Green

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Chingford

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Topics of interest

Iain Duncan Smith campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Treasury
  • Justice
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Hull Prison: Crimes of Violence
  • Wormwood Scrubs Prison: Drugs
  • Secondments
  • Hull Prison: Self-harm
  • Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (12 May 2010 to 19 Mar 2016)
  • Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition (12 Sep 2001 to 6 Nov 2003)
  • Leader of the Conservative Party (12 Sep 2001 to 6 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (15 Jun 1999 to 12 Sep 2001)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (11 Jun 1997 to 15 Jun 1999)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (23 Oct 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Members' Interests Committee (24 Mar 1995 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Member, Standards in Public Life Committee (16 Nov 1994 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (24 Jan 1994 to 10 Jul 1995)
  • Member, Administration Committee (11 Jan 1994 to 21 Mar 1997)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments for articles in the Sun Newspaper, from News UK and Ireland, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
23 January 2019, received £500 for an article published on 23 December 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 06 February 2019)
9 May 2019, received £600 for an article published on 14 April 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 10 May 2019)
18 September 2019, received £500 for an article published on 1 September 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 September 2019)
Payments for articles in the Daily and Sunday Mail, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
14 February 2019, received £800 for an article published on 13 January 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 February 2019)
21 March 2019, received £1,000 for an article published on 10 March 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 26 March 2019)
18 April 2019, received £600 for an article published on 29 March 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 April 2019)
30 May 2019, received £500 for an article published on 20 February 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 05 June 2019)
25 July 2019, received £700 for an article published on 28 May 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 July 2019)
12 September 2019, received £250 for an article published on 16 August 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 17 September 2019)
Payments for articles in the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 0DT:
8 March 2019, received £270 for an article published on 3 March 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 March 2019)
22 March 2019, received £250 for an article published on 8 March 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 26 March 2019)
5 April 2019, received £200 for an article published on 30 March 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 April 2019)
24 April 2019, received £100 for an article published on 3 April 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 April 2019)
17 May 2019, received £250 for an article published on 3 May 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 May 2019)
3 June 2019, received payment of £700, comprising £250, £200 and £250, for three articles published respectively on 22 May 2019, 25 May 2019 and 27 May 2019. Hours: 4 hrs for each article; 12 hrs in total. (Registered 12 June 2019)
14 June 2019, received £135 for an article published on 7 June 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 28 June 2019)
1 July 2019, received £230 for an article published on 11 June 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2019)
12 July 2019, received £250 for an article published on 5 July 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 17 July 2019)
9 August 2019, received £470 for two articles (£200 and £270), published on 24 July and 3 August 2019. Hours: 8 hrs in total. (Registered 30 August 2019)
23 August 2019, received £140 for an article published on 16 August 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 September 2019)
20 September 2019, received £550 for three articles published on 30 August 2019 (£200), 4 September 2019 (£200) and 9 September 2019 (£150). Hours: 12 hrs in total. (Registered 25 September 2019)
4 October 2019, received £250 for an article published on 17 September 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 09 October 2019)
6 September 2019, received £250 for an article published on 27 August 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 16 October 2019)
1 November 2019, received £250 for an article published on 27 August 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 04 November 2019)
From 1 March 2018 until further notice, Member of the International Advisory Board of Tunstall Health Group Ltd. Address: Whitley Lodge, Whitley DN14 0HR. I will receive £20,000 per annum in quarterly instalments. Hours: up to 30 hrs a year. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 11 April 2018)
31 January 2019, received £400 from the Daily Express, the Northern & Shell Building, 10 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6EN, for an article in the Sunday Express published on 18 November 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 06 February 2019)
Payments received via Champions (UK) plc, Barrington House, Leake Road, Costock, Loughborough LE12 6XA:
15 March 2019, received £3,500 plus travel expenses from Stand Out Multimedia Ltd, The Goods Shed, Jubilee Way, Faversham ME13 8GD, for a speaking engagement in Oxfordshire on 20 February 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 19 March 2019)
26 April 2019, received £4,000 plus travel expenses from the Landlord Investment Show, 27 Stafford Road, Croydon CR0 4NG, for a speaking engagement in London. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 April 2019)
21 June 2019, received £5,000 from the Association of Investment Management Sales Executives (AIMSE) Europe Ltd, 68 Chestergate, Macclesfield SK11 6DY, for a speaking engagement in London on 26 March 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 June 2019)
26 July 2019, received £5,000 from Standard Advisory London Ltd, 20 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7JE, for a speaking engagement at the Africa Investors' Conference in London on 25 June 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 30 July 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
I have accepted honorary life membership of Buck’s Club 1919, 18 Clifford Street, London W15 3RF.
I have accepted honorary life membership of Pratt’s Club as a Special Member, 14 Park Place, London SW1A 1LP.

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