Iain Duncan Smith

Conservative MP for Chingford and Woodford Green

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Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 1 Dec 2022

    I have made a series of freedom of information requests about the Government’s possession and use of Hikvision cameras, which security advisers have declared to be a security risk. I made an FOI request of every Department, and then requested a revision of any decision to refuse to answer. All bar three Departments answered by invoking section 24 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000,...
  • Anti-lockdown Protest in Shanghai: Arrest and Assault of Edward Lawrence 29 Nov 2022

    May I congratulate our friend the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon) on successfully securing this urgent question? He raises a series of very important points. We all absolutely and rightly condemn the brutal treatment yesterday of Ed Lawrence, the BBC cameraman, that saw him dragged away and beaten. I have seen a text from him to a colleague saying that he was beaten hard during the...
  • Anti-lockdown Protest in Shanghai: Arrest and Assault of Edward Lawrence 29 Nov 2022

    It is a team effort.

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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
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Hull Prison: Crimes of Violence
  • Wormwood Scrubs Prison: Drugs
  • Secondments
  • Hull Prison: Self-harm
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations

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: 28 Nov 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from News UK and Ireland, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
24 November 2021, received £250 for an article published in the Sun on 13 November 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 December 2021)
23 December 2021, received £350 for an article published in the Sun on 17 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2022)
25 January 2022, received £400 for an article submitted to the Sun on 15 September 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 February 2022)
25 January 2022, received £500 for an article published in the Sun on 22 December 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 February 2022)
23 February 2022, received £500 for an article published in the Sun on 11 January 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 March 2022)
23 March 2022, received £500 for an article published in the Sun on 27 February 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 April 2022)
23 June 2022, received £750 for an article published in the Sun on 22 May 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 July 2022)
23 November 2022, received £200 for an article published in the Times on 31 October 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2022)
23 November 2022, received £750 for an article published in the Sun on Sunday on 6 November 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2022)
Payments from Associated Newspapers Ltd (ANMFS Ltd), Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
21 October 2021, received £1,000 for an article published in the Mail on Sunday on 10 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2021)
9 December 2021, received £1,200 for an article published in the Mail on Sunday on 28 November 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 December 2021)
13 January 2022, received £1,000 for an article published in the Daily Mail on 18 August 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2022)
17 March 2022, received £500 for an article published in the Mail on Sunday on 20 February 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 23 March 2022)
12 May 2022, received £400 for an article published in the I newspaper on 14 March 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 June 2022)
Payments for articles in the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 0DT:
19 October 2021, received £250 for an article published on 26 September 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2021)
19 October 2021, received £250 for an article published on 1 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2021)
2 November 2021, received £250 for an article published on 12 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2021)
2 November 2021, received £250 for an article published on 14 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2021)
23 November 2021, received £250 for an article published on 25 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 December 2021)
23 November 2021, received £250 for an article published on 27 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 December 2021)
11 January 2022, received £250 for an article published on 21 December 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2022)
22 February 2022, received £250 for an article published on 28 January 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 March 2022)
8 March 2022, received £250 for an article published on 21 February 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 March 2022)
22 March 2022, received £250 for an article published on 8 March 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 April 2022)
5 April 2022, received £250 for an article published on 25 March 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 April 2022)
20 April 2022, received £250 for an article published on 4 April 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 17 May 2022)
31 May 2022, received £250 for an article published on 21 May 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 June 2022; updated 12 July 2022)
31 May 2022, received £250 for an article published on 9 May 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 June 2022)
28 June 2022, received £250 for an article published on 22 May 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 July 2022)
28 June 2022, received £250 for an article published on 7 June 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 July 2022)
28 June 2022, received £250 for an article published on 13 June 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 July 2022)
12 July 2022, received £250 for an article published on 21 June 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 July 2022)
26 July 2022, received £250 for an article published on 14 July 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 17 August 2022)
23 August 2022, received £250 for an article published on 1 August 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 September 2022)
6 September 2022, received £250 for an article published on 15 August 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 September 2022)
20 September 2022, received £250 for an article published on 1 September 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 September 2022)
1 November 2022, received £250 for an article published on 20 October 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2022)
15 November 2022, received £250 for an article published on 6 November 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2022)
From 1 March 2018 until 30 November 2021, Member of the International Advisory Board of Tunstall Health Group Ltd. Address: Whitley Lodge, Whitley DN14 0HR. I received £20,000 per annum in quarterly instalments. Hours: up to 30 hrs a year. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 11 April 2018; updated 18 November 2021)
Payments from Reach Shared Services Ltd, 3rd Floor, 5 St Paul’s Square, Liverpool L3 9SJ, for articles in the Daily and Sunday Express:
1 March 2022, received £400 for an article published on 2 January 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 March 2022; updated 24 August 2022)
4 April 2022, received £400 for an article published on 13 February 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 April 2022; updated 24 August 2022)
2 August 2022, received £501 for an article published on 16 June 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 17 August 2022)
1 November 2022, received £350 for an article published on 4 September 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2022)
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)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: H&M Security Services Ltd
Address of donor: c/o Tuite Tang Wong, Alliance House, 2nd Floor, 29-30 High Holborn, London WC1V 6AV

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaigning work in Chingford & Woodford Green

Date received: 11 November 2021

Date accepted: 16 November 2021

Donor status: company, registration 03922731

(Registered 16 November 2021)
Name of donor: Cyprus Premier Holidays Ltd
Address of donor: 239-241 Kennington Lane, London SE1 5QU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaigning work in Chingford & Woodford Green. This donation was refunded to the donor on 19 January 2022.

Date received: 16 November 2021

Date accepted: 16 November 2021

Donor status: company, registration 05887997

(Registered 16 November 2021; updated 19 January 2022)
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.
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Open Society Foundation London
Address of donor: 4th Floor Herbal House 8 Back Hill, London EC1R 5EN

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and subsistence for me and a member of staff with a value of £3,117.12

Destination of visit: Rome, Italy

Dates of visit: 27-30 October 2021

Purpose of visit: Attendance at the conference of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China.

(Registered 15 November 2021)
Name of donor: International Republican Institute
Address of donor: 1225 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005, United States of America

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and subsistence for me and a member of staff with a total value of £2,228

Destination of visit: Rome, Italy

Dates of visit: 22-24 November 2021

Purpose of visit: Speaking at conference hosted by the International Republican Institute attending by legislators and experts from across Europe and America, to discuss foreign policy relations.

(Registered 30 November 2021)
Name of donor: The Centre for Social Justice
Address of donor: Kings Buildings, 16 Smith Square, Westminster SW1P 3HQ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and subsistence for me and a member of staff with a total value of £5,698.26

Destination of visit: Washington DC, United States of America

Dates of visit: 3-7 April 2022

Purpose of visit: On the invitation of US Senators and think-tanks for meetings related to Social Justice and National Security.

(Registered 11 April 2022)
Name of donor: (1) International Republican Institute (2) National Democratic Institute
Address of donor: (1) 1225 Eye St NW Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005, USA (2) 455 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 200001, USA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Subsistence and accommodation, value £1,277.93 (2) Travel, value £2,611.87

Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA

Dates of visit: 12-15 September 2022

Purpose of visit: To attend a summit organised by the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China to meet member legislators from 30 countries.

(Registered 07 October 2022)

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