Duncan Smith


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Duncan Smith

(ˈdʌŋkən ˈsmɪθ)
n
(Biography) (George) Iain. born 1954, British politician; leader of the Conservative Party (2001–03); secretary of state for work and pensions (from 2010)
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FORMER political party leaders Ed Miliband and Iain Duncan Smith have signed up for a new venture as radio hosts.
By SARAH HODGSON Daily Post Reporter sarah.hodgson@trinitymirror.com FORMER Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb has been appointed as the new Secretary of State at the Department for Work and Pensions, following Iain Duncan Smith's shock resignation.
A CHARITY leader yesterday warned Iain Duncan Smith that he will face a tough reception when he revisits Easterhouse.
IAIN Duncan Smith is doing so many U-turns on the Bedroom Tax he must keep meeting himself coming the other way.
My days of facing baked bean tins at the Co-op gives me the right to speak with some authority about Iain Duncan Smith's assertion on Sunday that some people think they are "too good" to stack shelves.
TORY welfare secretary Iain Duncan Smith - the man slashing housing benefit for hard-up families - is living in a pounds 2million Tudor country pile for FREE.
Summary: Suggestions of a rift between George Osborne and Iain Duncan Smith have been rejected by a senior minister.
Former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith has insisted he had a "constructive" meeting with Birmingham City Council leader Mike Whitby, despite the war of words between them.
IAIN Duncan Smith and his wife Betsy yesterday welcomed a Parliamentary report which cleared the former Conservative leader of wrongdoing over his employment of her as a diary secretary.
Mr Duncan Smith said the allegations had put his wife through "all shades of hell", while she said she was looking forward to putting a "terrible time" for her family behind them.
THE Conservatives did the right thing in dumping Iain Duncan Smith as party leader, a senior Welsh Tory said yesterday.