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.

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Recent appearances

  • Priorities for Government 25 Jul 2019

    I unreservedly welcome my right hon. Friend to his place. Today the EU will have listened and realised that the days of supplication are over and that we are intent on a policy to leave the European Union. I urge him in the course of his attempts at the Dispatch Box not to be too unkind to his opposite number. The right hon. Gentleman has not just become a remainer: over the last three and a...
  • Speaker’S Statement: Business of the House 25 Jul 2019

    I start by welcoming my hon. Friend—I do not think he is yet “right hon.”—to his post. I think he will bring modulated and very moderate tones to these debates. One thing is for certain: having a seat in business questions will now be an absolute must. I welcome my hon. Friend in that regard. Nothing can be done in this Session, but I want to raise a particular issue. With Lord...
  • Situation in the Gulf 22 Jul 2019

    I welcome what my right hon. Friend has said. There is no question but that it is the Iranians, not the British, who have caused this problem. Any linking of this would therefore be quite wrong, and I commend him for what he said on that. I want to ask a very simple question, and it may be one that my right hon. Friend is unable to answer at this point. We have known for some time that there...

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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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Aug 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments for articles in the Sun Newspaper, from News UK and Ireland, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
11 July 2018, received £500 for an article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 09 October 2018)
1 August 2018, received £1,150 for two articles (£750 and £400). Hours: 8 hrs in total. (Registered 09 October 2018)
17 October 2018, received £400 for an article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 22 October 2018)
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)
Payments for articles in the Daily and Sunday Mail, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
12 July 2018, received £900 for an article. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 09 October 2018)
26 July 2018, received £600 for an article. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 09 October 2018)
27 September 2018, received £800 for an article. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 09 October 2018)
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)
Payments for articles in the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 0DT:
3 August 2018, received £200 for an article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 09 October 2018)
31 August 2018, received £350 for an article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 09 October 2018)
19 October 2018, received £270 for an article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 November 2018)
19 November 2018, received £250 for an article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 November 2018)
30 November 2018, received £160 for an article published on 15 November 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 December 2018)
31 December 2018, received £250 for an article published on 14 December 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 08 January 2019)
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)
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)
1 August 2018, received £4,000 from Merrill Lynch International, 2 Kind Edward Street, London EC1A 1HQ, for a speaking engagement on 20 July 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 09 October 2018)
12 October 2018, received £5,000 from Last Word UK Ltd, Fleet House, First Floor, 59-61 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1M SLA, for giving a speech at a conference on 28 September 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 22 October 2018)
15 October 2018, received £5,000 from PineBridge Investments Europe Ltd, Exchequer Court, 33 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8AA, for giving a speech at a conference on 13 September 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 22 October 2018)
9 November 2018, received £3,000 from State Street Corporation, 20 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HJ, via This is Spoken Ltd, 4 St James's Place, London SW1A 1NA, for a panel discussion at State Street Advisors' ETF Political Outlook on 7 November 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 November 2018)
23 November 2018, received £4,500 from UBS Investment Bank, 5 Broadgate, London EC2M 2QS, via Newspresenters Ltd, 17 Wheeler Avenue, Oxted RH8 9LF, for a panel discussion at the UBS Hedge Funds Conference on 15 November 2018. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 November 2018)
6 December 2018, received £6,800 from Open Door Media Publishing, Cairo Studios, 4 Nile Street, London N1 7RF, via Celebrity Speakers Ltd, 90 High Street, Burnham SL1 7JT, for a speaking engagement at the Open Door Media Investment European Summit in Hamburg, Germany on 18 October 2018. Hours: 6 hrs in total. (Registered 11 December 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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