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 quite often rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • China 20 Jul 2020

    I unreservedly welcome my right hon. Friend’s statement; he has taken the right decision. We have had good cause to suspend the extradition treaty, and I will now withdraw my amendments to the Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill, although I suspect that that has not been keeping him awake at night. I associate myself with the comments made by my hon. Friend the Member for Tonbridge and...
  • UK Telecommunications 14 Jul 2020

    I welcome the decision to eradicate Huawei from the 5G system, but I think that the Secretary of State can do it quicker than he says. I was listening to the “Today” programme the other day, and the head of BT said seven years, yes, but it could be done in five. Let us bring it forward to five, and make sure that it happens quickly. There is no reason why that cannot be done. The key...
  • Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime 6 Jul 2020

    I unreservedly congratulate my right hon. Friend. As my hon. Friend the Member for Tonbridge and Malling (Tom Tugendhat) and others have said, he has personally been an advocate of this for some considerable time, so he will have the right to satisfaction on that. I also commend him for naming all those to do with the Magnitsky case and in Saudi Arabia. Following the question from my hon....

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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
  • 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 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: 20 Jul 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments for articles in the Sun Newspaper, from News UK and Ireland, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
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:
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:
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)
21 February 2020, received £1,200 for six articles (£200 each) published on 25 November 2019, 4 January 2020, 23 January 2020, 26 January 2020, 27 January 2020 and 9 February 2020. Hours: 24 hrs in total (4 hrs per article). (Registered 27 February 2020)
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)
Payments received via Champions (UK) plc, Barrington House, Leake Road, Costock, Loughborough LE12 6XA:
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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