Duncan Smith


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Duncan Smith

(George) Iain. born 1954, British politician; leader of the Conservative Party (2001--03)
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Mr Miliband, 47, will host the current affairs show on the week of June 19 and fellow MP Mr Duncan Smith, 63, kicks off his five day-stint on June 26.
Mr Duncan Smith sensationally quit claiming that the PS4.
Smith previously met Duncan Smith and explained the problems faced by some of the most vulnerable people in Easterhouse.
Mr Duncan Smith might have got more brownie points if he had not tried so hard to conceal it.
She must have one of those job type things that Mr Duncan Smith is always going on about.
Mrs Duncan Smith is the Baron's eldest child and could stand to inherit the lion's share of the family wealth.
The intervention came amid reports that the Chancellor and Mr Duncan Smith had a blazing row over the up-front costs of proposals for reforming the benefits system.
But a spokesman for Mr Duncan Smith described it as "a very positive meeting".
The report, called Breakthrough Birmingham, followed a high-profile inquiry by Mr Duncan Smith into social breakdown across Britain.
Despite the fact that he was leader of the party during part of the six- month inquiry by Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Sir Philip Mawer,Mr Duncan Smith said he did not expect any of the costs to be paid from Tory funds.
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.