Following the Foreign Secretary's statement to the House of Commons on Iran, Sir Iain Duncan Smith says that Iran has never met the west's expectations under the Iranian nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and has continued to provoke violence and escalate trouble and war. He asks when do we decide that the people of Iran do not want this organisation any more and that we want to support them?
Sir Iain Duncan Smith calls on the Government to review its financial support for the FA if the FA does not step back from the deal that would see football matches being streamed through betting websites such as Bet365 which will inevitably drive people who gamble into higher levels of gambling.
Speaking in the debate on the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, Sir Iain Duncan Smith highlights the impact on British sovereignty and democracy of judicial decisions taken by the ECJ that override the supremacy of the UK Parliament and looks forward to the UK returning to be a voting member of the WTO in its own right.
Sir Iain Duncan Smith welcomes calls to de-escalate the situation with Iran and highlights the role of General Qasem Soleimani and his deputy in attacks and escalating conflict across the middle east.
Speaking in the debate on the General Election, Iain Duncan Smith intervenes to question why it makes a difference where a student casts their vote and to raise concerns at rushing changes to the constitution as demonstrated by the failure of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act
Following the Government statement on the plans for workers’ rights after the UK leaves the EU, Iain Duncan Smith rejects the suggestion that the British workers rights are only safe in the EU, highlighting an European Court of Justice ruling that, with imported workers, puts business rights over workers rights.
Iain Duncan Smith backs the Prime Minister’s EU Withdrawal Agreement and the timetable and tells MPs that a significant amount of the text has not changed from previous agreements so the timetable can be achieved and it is time to give reality to the referendum in 2016.
Iain Duncan Smith seeks reassurance from the Prime Minister that in the free trade agreement negotiation that Northern Ireland would be treated exactly the same as any other part of the UK.
Iain Duncan Smith highlights a Centre for Social Justice report that show only 15% of people in the UK ever progress beyond entry-level work and calls on the Government to encourage businesses to do on-the-job training so those people can move on and increase their salaries.