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.
Speaking in a debate on the Home Office’s response to Sir Richard Henriques’s independent report on the Metropolitan police’s Operation Midland, Iain Duncan Smith raises concerns about public figures influencing police operations.
Following the Government statement on our preparations to leave the European Union, Iain Duncan Smith seeks confirmation from the Government that the purpose of the Operation Yellowhammer document is to advise the Government of what more they needed to do to be ready.
Following the Attorney General’s statement on his legal advice to the Government on prorogation, Iain Duncan Smith asks why the Opposition parties did not pass a vote of no confidence in the Government to avoid the prorogation of Parliament.