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Biography

Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith

Constituency
Chingford and Woodford Green

Introduction

Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith was born George Iain Duncan Smith on 09 April 1954 in Edinburgh, Scotland and is the Conservative MP for Chingford and Woodford Green.

Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith ceased to be a member of the House of Commons on 03 May 2017 (general election).

Posts

In the past, Mr Iain Duncan Smith has held the position of Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2010 to 2016) in government.

He was Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition (2001 to 2003), Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (1999 to 2001), Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1997 to 1999) in opposition.

He was Leader of the Conservative Party.

Interests

Mr Iain Duncan Smith has the following specific interests :
Politics - Finance, small businesses, transport, defence, environment, social policy