Iain Duncan Smith

Conservative MP for Chingford and Woodford Green

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Iain Duncan Smith’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill 20 Sep 2021

    Does the right hon. Gentleman agree that often in the briefings used there is a kind of mistake in that they talk about this as being an unemployment benefit? It is not, because it combines tax credits, so putting investment into this is more likely to get people through and into work than taking it out. That is the point I was going to make but was not able to.
  • Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill 20 Sep 2021

    I am grateful to be called so early in this debate, Mr Deputy Speaker. I am a huge admirer and supporter of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, as she knows. I have some personal views on this subject, which I will explain. I tabled my amendment because I felt we needed to debate what the right level of investment in universal credit is. I have to say from the...
  • Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill 20 Sep 2021

    I understood that as the amendment is on the Order Paper, I have at least a right to speak to it, even though it was not selected.

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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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Sep 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments for articles in the Sun Newspaper, from News UK and Ireland, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
25 March 2020, received £500 for an article published on 8 March 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 30 July 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 9 October 2020. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
10 June 2020, received £800 for two articles (£400 each), published on 19 April 2020 and 18 May 2020. Hours: 8 hrs in total (4 hrs per article). (Registered 30 July 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 9 October 2020. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
10 June 2020, received £400 for an article published on 10 November 2019. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 16 September 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 9 October 2020. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
23 October 2020, received £500 for an article published on 23 August 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 03 November 2020)
25 November 2020, received £500 for an article published on 18 October 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 December 2020)
23 December 2020, received £400 for an article published on 6 December 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 05 January 2021)
25 January 2021, received £500 for an article published on 17 January 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 January 2021)
24 February 2021, received £110 for article published on 2 August 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 March 2021)
24 February 2021, received £500 for article published on 30 January 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 March 2021)
23 April 2021, received £400 for an article published on 22 November 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 30 April 2021)
23 June 2021, received £500 for an article published on 3 June 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 June 2021)
23 June 2021, received £400 for an article published on 13 June 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 June 2021)
Payments for articles in the Daily and Sunday Mail, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
18 June 2020, received £1,350 for two articles, published on 29 March 2020 (£900) and 12 April 2020 (£450). Hours: 8 hrs in total (4 hrs per article). (Registered 28 July 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 9 October 2020. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
12 November 2020, received £400 for an article published on 2 November 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2020)
3 December 2020, received £500 for an article published on 22 November 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 December 2020)
Payments for articles in the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 0DT:
21 April 2020, received £125 for an article published on 1 April 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 July 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 9 October 2020. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
4 May 2020, received £270 for an article published on 25 April 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 July 2020; updated 9 October 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 9 October 2020. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
15 June 2020, received £200 for an article published on 3 March 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 July 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 9 October 2020. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
15 June 2020, received £200 for an article published on 4 May 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 July 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 9 October 2020. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
15 June 2020, received £200 for an article published on 22 May 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 July 2020) This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 9 October 2020. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
25 August 2020, received £180 for an article published on 14 August 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 10 September 2020)
8 September 2020, received £190 for an article published on 24 August 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 10 September 2020)
20 October 2020, received £200 for an article published on 23 August 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 03 November 2020)
20 October 2020, received £250 for an article published on 7 October 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 03 November 2020)
3 November 2020, received £250 for an article published on 16 October 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 10 November 2020)
3 November 2020, received £250 for an article published on 17 October 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 10 November 2020)
18 November 2020, received £250 for an article published on 23 October 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2020)
18 November 2020, received £250 for an article published on 30 October 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2020)
18 November 2020, received £250 for an article published on 1 November 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2020)
18 November 2020, received £250 for an article published on 7 November 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 26 November 2020)
16 December 2020, received £250 for an article published on 13 November 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2020)
16 December 2020, received £250 for an article published on 20 November 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2020)
16 December 2020, received £250 for an article published on 27 November 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2020)
16 December 2020, received £250 for an article published on 1 December 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2020)
30 December 2020, received £250 for an article published on 8 December 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 05 January 2021)
30 December 2020, received £250 for an article published on 15 December 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 05 January 2021)
30 December 2020, received £250 for an article published on 21 December 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 05 January 2021)
12 January 2021, received £250 for an article published on 30 December 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 January 2021)
26 January 2021, received £250 for an article published on 7 January 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 January 2021)
26 January 2021, received £250 for an article published on 14 January 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 January 2021)
10 February 2021, received £250 for an article published on 23 January 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 12 February 2021)
10 February 2021, received £250 for an article published on 30 January 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 12 February 2021)
26 February 2021, received £250 for article published on 9 February 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 March 2021)
9 March 2021, received £250 for an article published on 21 February 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2021)
9 March 2021, received £250 for an article published on 26 February 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2021)
23 March 2021, received £250 for an article published on 3 March 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 April 2021)
7 April 2021, received £250 for an article published on 12 March 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 April 2021)
7 April 2021, received £250 for an article published on 21 March 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 April 2021)
7 April 2021, received £270 for an article published on 27 March 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 April 2021)
20 April 2021, received £250 for an article published on 29 March 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 30 April 2021)
20 April 2021, received £250 for an article published on 8 April 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 30 April 2021)
19 May 2021, received £250 for an article published on 16 April 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 June 2021)
19 May 2021, received £250 for an article published on 22 April 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 June 2021)
2 June 2021, received £250 for an article published on 15 May 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 June 2021)
15 June 2021, received £250 for an article published on 21 May 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 June 2021)
15 June 2021, received £250 for an article published on 28 May 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 29 June 2021)
29 June 2021, received £250 for an article published on 10 June 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 26 July 2021)
13 July 2021, received £250 for an article published on 25 June 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 26 July 2021)
27 July 2021, received £250 for an article published on 4 July 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 August 2021)
27 July 2021, received £250 for an article published on 16 July 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 August 2021)
10 August 2021, received £250 for an article published on 22 July 202. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 August 2021)
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)
14 April 2020, received £300 from Independent Digital News & Media Ltd, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5HF, for an article for the Independent published on 31 January 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 16 September 2020)
This is a late register entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 9 October 2020. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
Payments for articles in the Daily and Sunday Express, Northern & Shell Building, 10 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6EN:
5 October 2020, received £300 for an article published on 9 August 2020. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 15 October 2020)
2 March 2021, received £400 for an article published on 3 January 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 16 March 2021)
1 June 2021, received £450 for an article published on 26 April 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 June 2021)
From 25 January 2021 to 24 January 2022, retained as Adviser to the Board of Byotrol Technology Ltd, Building 303 (Ashton), Thornton Science Park, Pool Lane, Chester CH2 4NU, a British company which develops and produces antimicrobial, (anti-viral/anti-bacterial) products for public and private use. I will provide advice on product and company development. In return for a commitment of approximately 12 hours a month, I will receive fees of £25,000 a year. (Registered 04 February 2021)
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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