The architects of Project Fear seem locked into a state of permanent depression about the UK’s future.
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.
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.
Iain Duncan Smith: Why we need a visionary prospectus for this election – not a mass of details and tactical ploys
I feel we have gone too far in publishing and overly political manifestos which make it difficult to govern subsequently.
Obama’s desperate and impotent decision to abandon the Middle East to the Russians is being overturned. Not before time.
Maastricht made it clear that the EU was leaving the UK, preferring to become a superstate. We could never agree to such a project.
With growing problems at home, many member states are at odds with the Commission’s punitive line on Brexit.