Iain Duncan Smith MP Chingford and Woodford Green, Conservative, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Contact

  • Tel 020 7219 2667

  • Fax 020 7219 4867

  • Email:

  • Website: Iain Duncan Smith website

  • Constituency address

    Chingford and Woodford Green Conservative Association, 64a Station Road, London E4 7BA United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Iain Duncan Smith

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.

Biography

  • Born:

    9/4/1954
  • Positions

    Member, Shadow Cabinet 1997-2003; Shadow Secretary of State for: Social Security 1997-99, Defence 1999-2001; Leader of the Opposition 2001-03; Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2010-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Bradford West 1987 general election. Member for Chingford 1992-97, for Chingford and Woodford Green 1997-2010, for Chingford and Woodford Green (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Finance, small businesses, transport, defence, environment, social policy.
  • Party groups

    Vice-chair, Fulham Conservative Association 1991; Chair, Conservative Policy Board 2001-03; Leader, Conservative Party 2001-03.
  • International bodies

    Member, Employment, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Affairs Council, Council of the European Union 2010-.

Election record for Chingford and Woodford Green, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 52.58%
Labour 22.61%
Liberal Democrat 16.74%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Duncan Smith, Iain Conservative 22,743 52.58
Arakelian, Cath Labour 9,780 22.61
Seeff, Geoffrey Liberal Democrat 7,242 16.74
Leppert, Julian British National Party 1,288 2.98
Jones, Nick UK Independence Party 1,133 2.62
Craig, Lucy Green 650 1.51
Above, None Of The Independent 202 0.47
White, Barry Independent 68 0.16
Majority 12,963 votes
Electorate 64,831
Turnout (43,262) 66.73%

Registered interests

Overseas visits: 8-13 March 2009, to Washington and Canada, to attend a conference run by the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada (IMFC) and give evidence to a select committee of the Canadian House of Commons. My flights and accommodation in Canada were paid by the IMFC and my accommodation in Washington by the Centre for Social Justice. (Registered 21 March 2009)

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): I receive honorary membership of Buck's Club.

Remunerated directorships: Global Data Centre Management (non-executive); software house in London. (A proportion of my remuneration will go to the Centre for Social Justice.)

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