Iain Duncan Smith

Conservative MP for Chingford and Woodford Green

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Chelsea Football Club: Sales 29 Feb 2024

    To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the delivery of £2.5 billion from the sale of Chelsea Football Club.
  • Ukraine: Military Equipment 27 Feb 2024

    Along with a group of colleagues, I went to the US before Christmas to try to persuade the Republicans there to vote this Bill through urgently—we had a marginal effect on them. The thing I said to them was, “You are facing an axis of authoritarianism; China, North Korea, Russia and Iran are all in league together and they are winning.” When I was in Ukraine, I saw the Ukrainians...
  • Ukraine: Military Equipment 27 Feb 2024

    Along with a group of colleagues, I went to the US before Christmas to try to persuade the Republicans there to vote this Bill through urgently—we had a marginal effect on them. The thing I said to them was, “You are facing an axis of authoritarianism; China, North Korea, Russia and Iran are all in league together and they are winning.” When I was in Ukraine, I saw the Ukrainians...

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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
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Justice
  • Health
  • 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 HM 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: 19 Feb 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from News UK and Ireland, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
23 March 2023, received £800 for an article published in the Sun on 15 February 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2023)
25 April 2023, received £750 for an article published in the Sun on Sunday on 1 January 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 May 2023)
24 May 2023, received £800 for an article published in the Sun on 15 May 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 May 2023)
25 July 2023, received £750 for an article published in the Sun on Sunday on 18 June 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 10 August 2023)
27 December 2023, received £750 for an unpublished article written for the Sun on Sunday. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 03 January 2024)
Payments from Associated Newspapers Ltd (ANMFS Ltd), Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
4 May 2023, received £200 for an article published in the I newspaper on 4 January 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 May 2023)
18 January 2024, received £600 for an article published in the Mail on Sunday on 24 December 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 22 January 2024)
Payments for articles in the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 0DT:
24 January 2023, received £500 for two articles published on 21 December 2022 and 2 January 2023. Hours: 8 hrs. The fee for the article published on 2 January was donated to charity. (Registered 23 February 2023)
7 March 2023, received £250 for an article published on 19 February 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 March 2023)
4 April 2023, received £250 for an article published on 18 March 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 May 2023)
18 April 2023, received £250 for an article published on 27 March 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 02 May 2023)
30 May 2023, received £250 for an article published on 7 May 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 22 June 2023)
13 June 2023, received £250 for an article published on 25 May 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 22 June 2023)
25 July 2023, received £500 for two articles published on 3 and 16 June 2023. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 10 August 2023)
9 August 2023, received £250 for an article published on 22 July 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 10 August 2023)
31 October 2023, received £250 for an article published on 16 October 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 November 2023)
14 November 2023, received £250 for an article published on 27 October 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 December 2023)
12 December 2023, received £250 for an article published on 28 October 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2023)
12 December 2023, received £250 for an article published on 22 November 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2023)
27 December 2023, received £250 for an article published on 6 December 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 03 January 2024)
Payments from Reach Shared Services Ltd, 3rd Floor, 5 St Paul’s Square, Liverpool L3 9SJ, for articles in the Daily and Sunday Express:
26 January 2023, received £250 for an article published on 15 January 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 23 February 2023)
6 June 2023, received £400 for an article published in the Sunday Express on 30 April 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 22 June 2023)
13 June 2023, received £300 for an article published in the Express on 24 April 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 22 June 2023)
14 June 2023, received £300 for an article published in the Express on 17 May 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 22 June 2023)
14 June 2023, received £300 for an article published in the Express on 26 May 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 July 2023)
4 July 2023, received £600 for an article published in the Express on 17 May 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 July 2023)
3 October 2023, received £400 for an article published in the Sunday Express on 6 August 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 12 October 2023)
2 November 2023, received £400 for an article published in the Express on 10 September 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 November 2023)
4 January 2024, received £400 for an article in the Sunday Express published on 5 November 2023. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 17 January 2024)
From 25 January 2021 until 25 January 2023, 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 provided advice on product and company development. (Registered 04 February 2021; updated 01 February 2023)
From 25 January 2022 to 25 January 2023, I received fees of £25,000. Hours: approx. 12 hrs a month. (Registered 01 February 2023)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Jon Moynihan
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to support my constituency work
Date received: 7 February 2023
Date accepted: 7 February 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 20 February 2023)
Name of donor: Michael Farmer
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000 to support my constituency work
Date received: 22 February 2023
Date accepted: 22 February 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 27 February 2023)
Name of donor: Quantum Securities Ltd
Address of donor: 18th floor, 40 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London E14 5NR
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Date received: 4 April 2023
Date accepted: 4 April 2023
Donor status: company, registration 03249445
(Registered 17 April 2023)
Name of donor: Michael Hintze
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my constituency work
Date received: 20 October 2023
Date accepted: 20 October 2023
Donor status: individual
(Registered 23 October 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Buck’s Club 1919
Address of donor: 18 Clifford Street, London W15 3RF
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Honorary life membership of Buck’s Club 1919 (value provided is that in 2024), value £1,625
Date received: 1 January 2002
Date accepted: 1 January 2002
Donor status: company, registration 03275185
(Updated 22 January 2024)
Name of donor: Pratt’s Club
Address of donor: 14 Park Place, London SW1A 1LP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Honorary life membership as a Special Member (value provided is that in 2024), value £350
Date received: 1 June 2012
Date accepted: 1 June 2012
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Updated 23 January 2024)
Name of donor: Centre for Social Justice (CSJ)
Address of donor: Kings Buildings, 16 Smith Square, London SW1P 3HQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Associated with visiting various charities/organisations in Scotland in my capacity as Chairman of the CSJ, flights, accommodation and other transport related costs with a total value of £3,370
Date received: 25-27 May 2023
Date accepted: 25 May 2023
Donor status: company, registration 05137036
(Registered 16 June 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Jagello 2002
Address of donor: Mariánské náměstí 2116/10, 709 00 Ostrava 9, Czech Republic
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, subsistence and other travel costs, total value £1,500
Destination of visit: Prague, Czech Republic
Dates of visit: 10-11 May 2023
Purpose of visit: To speak at a conference hosted by the Transatlantic Defense Forum in Prague.
(Registered 16 May 2023)
Name of donor: IPAC Global Limited
Address of donor: c/o Connected Accounting, 2 Victoria Square, Victoria Street, St Albans AL1 3TF
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Reimbursement for associated travel costs £144.46, flights and accommodation £512.74, total value £667.20
Destination of visit: Copenhagen
Dates of visit: 15-16 May 2023
Purpose of visit: Speaking at an IPAC event as part of the Copenhagen Democracy Summit organised by the Alliance of Democracies Foundation.
(Registered 24 May 2023)
Name of donor: Siobhan's Trust
Address of donor: Birkhill House, Cupar KY15 4QP
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, transport and food, value £606
Destination of visit: Ukraine
Dates of visit: 2-7 July 2023
Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation to meet with Ukrainian MPs to discuss the support that is needed from the UK and see the support that Siobhan's Trust is providing.
(Registered 27 July 2023)
Name of donor: IPAC Global Ltd (supported by National Democratic Institute and Open Society foundations)
Address of donor: c/o Connected Accounting, 2 Victoria Square, Victoria Street, St Albans AL1 3TF
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, transportation and accommodation, total value £909.65
Destination of visit: Prague, Czech Republic
Dates of visit: 31 August - 2 September 2023
Purpose of visit: To participate in the Inter-parliamentary on China (IPAC) Prague Summit.
(Registered 07 September 2023)
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Ukraine
Address of donor: One Bartholomew Close, London EC1A 7BL
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights (£10,080.21) and accommodation (£629.91), total value £10,710.12
Destination of visit: Washington DC, United States
Dates of visit: 26-29 November 2023
Purpose of visit: To attend meetings with Republican members of Congress concerning support for Ukraine.
(Registered 07 December 2023)

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