We need a licensing system that sets minimum standards. Regulations must be up to date and even-handed.
Posts by Iain Duncan Smith
Former Secretary of State and Work and Pensions and former Leader of the Conservative Party. Conservative MP for Chingford and Woodford Green. Chairman and Founder of the Centre for Social Justice.
Iain Duncan Smith: May’s ministers have rejected the customs partnership. In clinging to to it, Number 10 is making a mistake.
Following the results of last Thursday’s elections, we should feel rejuvenated by the clarity of the pro-Brexit message that the voters sent to us.
Williamson must ensure that our Armed Forces have enough troops, that the MoD gets them the equipment they need, and help drive reform in NATO.
A combination of work permits and a cap would provide proper control, while still allowing flexibility where it is required.
The architects of Project Fear seem locked into a state of permanent depression about the UK’s future.
The arrogant behaviour of the EU so far, bordering on the deliberately offensive, is a bluff that we need to call.
Iain Duncan Smith: There is a solution to the concerns of those criticising the EU Withdrawal Bill’s new powers
The Government could allay fears and bring consensus by appointing an external advisory committee to scrutinise how the powers are used.
Iain Duncan Smith: The Government is reviewing relationship counselling funding. Cuts would be a grave mistake.
When we first increased, and then doubled, this budget, it improved many people’s lives. Reversing that would be a retrograde step.
This pernicious addiction ruins lives and families. The current rules are insufficient.
Rethink how we build communities. Scrap Osborne’s tax on landlords. And give more people the chance to own their home.
Iain Duncan Smith: My message to these panic-stricken, self-indulgent Cabinet members. Pull yourselves together.
To save this country from the dangers of Corbynism requires us to keep our heads, hold our nerve, and be disciplined.
Iain Duncan Smith: My message to Tory colleagues. The Prime Minister stands between Britain and Corbyn. So let’s get behind her.
If we look into the abyss, we will find it looks back at us – clad in a cropped grey beard and a Lenin hat and dressed in Marxist ideology.
This problem may have started abroad, but it is now here, in our own society. It must be dealt with.
Iain Duncan Smith: It is better to face the social care crisis head-on than to dump the costs onto our children
The Prime Minister has shown determination and boldness – and the alternative is enormous tax increases under Corbyn.
We began the election with Labour ahead in the polls in the capital. The Lib Dems are trying to capitalise on the Remain vote. And it’s likely to get nasty.