Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith

Constituency

Chingford and Woodford Green

Party

Conservative

Address as

Mr Duncan Smith

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 1210
Fax: 020 7219 4867
alambridesl@parliament.uk

Constituency

Chingford and Woodford Green Conservative Association, 64A Station Road, Chingford, London, E4 7BA
Tel: 020 8524 4344
Fax: 020 8523 9697
cwgca@tory.org

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Bradford West 1987 general election. Member for Chingford 1992-97, for Chingford and Woodford Green 1997-2010, for Chingford and Woodford Green (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Member, Shadow Cabinet 1997-2003; Shadow Secretary of State for: Social Security 1997-99, Defence 1999-2001; Leader of the Opposition 2001-03; Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2010-

Party groups

Vice-chair, Fulham Conservative Association 1991; Chair, Conservative Policy Board 2001-03; Leader, Conservative Party 2001-03

Select committees

Member: Health 1993-95, Administration 1993-97, Standards and Privileges 1995-97

International bodies

Member, Employment, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Affairs Council, Council of the European Union 2010-

Political interests

Finance, small businesses, transport, defence, environment, social policy

General Election 2010 - Chingford and Woodford Green

Name Party Votes %
Duncan Smith, Iain Con 22743 52.58%
Arakelian, Cath Lab 9780 22.61%
Seeff, Geoffrey Lib Dem 7242 16.74%
Leppert, Julian BNP 1288 2.98%
Jones, Nick UKIP 1133 2.62%
Craig, Lucy Green 650 1.51%
Above, None Of The Ind 202 0.47%
White, Barry Ind 68 0.16%
Result Con Hold (1.22% from Lab to Con)