Following the Prime Minister's statement on Brexit, Iain Duncan Smith seeks assurance that the implementation period will be for implementing the Brexit agreement and not just to carry on with no change at all.
Iain Duncan Smith says he would back a Brexit payment to the EU if it results in leaving the EU with a free trade arrangement which, as we are no longer paying contributions to the EU, will be a net gain.
Iain Duncan Smith welcomes nearly £1.5 billion to help the roll-out process of universal credit and calls on the Secretary of State to ensure that universal support is rolling out alongside universal credit to make the roll-out a success.
Iain Duncan Smith welcomes steps that are being taken to tackle harassment and abuse in Parliament but calls for speedy action when Members are suspended by their Party whilst under investigation but are able to continue acting as an MP.
Iain Duncan Smith backs the Government position that the European Court of Justice must cease to any effect in the UK on the day we leave, as the most important part of the Bill is who ultimately decides on our laws. Post-referendum polls show that the single most powerful reason for voting to leave the European Union was to take back control of our laws.
Iain Duncan Smith calls on the Post Office to reconsider proposals to close the Crown branch in South Woodford. He decries the lack of consultation of the local community on the proposed closure and calls for the Post Office to look at other opportunities for extra revenue which could turn it into an organisation that was flexible, sensible and highly profitable as has been done in other countries.
Speaking in an Adjournment debate on leaving the EU, Iain Duncan Smith says that even without a specialist free trade deal, there is still a deal to be done under WTO rules that may, in a sense, subsequently include free trade.
Following the Prime Minister's statement on the recent meeting of the European Council, Iain Duncan Smith asks the PM if the EU understands the importance of settling the details of a free trade arrangement before next summer if it is to implemented in time for Brexit.
Speaking in an Opposition Day debate, Iain Duncan Smith condemns calls to stop the roll-out of universal credit for short-term political reasons, as that would damage universal credit which is capable of dramatically changing lives for the better and delivers an improved quality of life to thousands of people.