Following the statement by the new Prime Minister, Iain Duncan Smith urges him to ensure that preparations to leave the EU without a deal are made public to tell the EU that we are ready to leave without a deal if necessary.
Iain Duncan Smith welcomes the Foreign Secretary’s statement on the situation in the Gulf and asks why we have not request the US to help protect our shipping while we get the right resources in place.
Speaking in the debate on the Government's lotteries statement, Iain Duncan Smith calls for an increase in the age limit for national lottery products such as scratchcards, rather than another consultation, and questions the decision to increase the maximum prize limit for society lotteries by just £100,000.
Iain Duncan Smith calls on the Prime Minister to ensure fairness and justice for veterans who served in Northern Ireland as elderly veterans are now finding that, having been cleared decades ago, the Police Service of Northern Ireland is proceeding against them with no new evidence.
Following the Government statement on its plans for dealing with legacy issues and the investigation of veterans who served in Northern Ireland during the troubles, Iain Duncan Smith says that as far as soldiers were concerned there was no difference between being sent on peacekeeping operations in Northern Ireland and elsewhere and if the natural justice collides with the law, we should change the law.
Iain Duncan Smith condemns the horrific Easter day terrorist attack in Sri Lanka which was timed on the single biggest day in the Christian calendar when children are encouraged to be in the church and calls on the government to support the Sri Lanka Government in pursuing those who conducted this attack but, at the same time, recognising that the Christian faith is about forgiveness.
Speaking in a debate on an extension to Article 50 until 30 June 2019, Iain Duncan Smith seeks clarification of a scenario that would see the UK fight the European elections but the elected MEPs not be allowed to take their seats.