This problem may have started abroad, but it is now here, in our own society. It must be dealt with.
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: 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.
The benefits of a secure, stable and loving family are are even more important for military personnel than for the rest of us.
Children lose out, and there’s a knock-on elder care, too.
The Article 50 Bill starts its passage through the Commons today – uniting the Conservative Party and throwing Labour into disarray.
We will do better outside the EU, the Single Market and the Customs Union.
Iain Duncan Smith: In office, I worked to tackle the roots of poverty. My new mission is to deal with those of low productivity.
The Centre for Social Justice, which I am now chairing once again, is turning its attention to the quality of growth and jobs.
Iain Duncan Smith: Britain last June. America last month. Now Italy. Next, Germany? France? Holland? Revolt against the elites is sweeping the West.
Are we seeing a convulsion as great as 1968 – or even 1848?
Iain Duncan Smith: Continuity Remain are fighting a desperate rearguard action to undermine the Leave vote
They must not be allowed to succeed.
Obama said post-Brexit Britain would be at “the back of the queue”, but the President-elect wants us to be first in line for a trade deal.