Sir Iain Duncan Smith

The Rt Hon Sir Iain Duncan Smith is the Conservative MP for Chingford and Woodford Green, and has been an MP continuously since 9 April 1992.

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

1. Employment and earnings

  • Payments from News UK and Ireland, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
    • 24 November 2021, received £250 for an article published in the Sun on 13 November 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 December 2021)
    • 23 December 2021, received £350 for an article published in the Sun on 17 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2022)
    • 25 January 2022, received £400 for an article submitted to the Sun on 15 September 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 February 2022)
    • 25 January 2022, received £500 for an article published in the Sun on 22 December 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 February 2022)
    • 23 February 2022, received £500 for an article published in the Sun on 11 January 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 March 2022)
    • 23 March 2022, received £500 for an article published in the Sun on 27 February 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2022)
    • 23 June 2022, received £750 for an article published in the Sun on 22 May 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 July 2022)
    • 23 November 2022, received £200 for an article published in the Times on 31 October 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2022)
    • 23 November 2022, received £750 for an article published in the Sun on Sunday on 6 November 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2022)
  • Payments from Associated Newspapers Ltd (ANMFS Ltd), Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
    • 21 October 2021, received £1,000 for an article published in the Mail on Sunday on 10 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2021)
    • 9 December 2021, received £1,200 for an article published in the Mail on Sunday on 28 November 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 December 2021)
    • 13 January 2022, received £1,000 for an article published in the Daily Mail on 18 August 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2022)
    • 17 March 2022, received £500 for an article published in the Mail on Sunday on 20 February 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 23 March 2022)
    • 12 May 2022, received £400 for an article published in the I newspaper on 14 March 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 7 June 2022)
  • Payments for articles in the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 0DT:
    • 19 October 2021, received £250 for an article published on 26 September 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2021)
    • 19 October 2021, received £250 for an article published on 1 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2021)
    • 2 November 2021, received £250 for an article published on 12 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2021)
    • 2 November 2021, received £250 for an article published on 14 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 November 2021)
    • 23 November 2021, received £250 for an article published on 25 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 December 2021)
    • 23 November 2021, received £250 for an article published on 27 October 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 14 December 2021)
    • 11 January 2022, received £250 for an article published on 21 December 2021. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2022)
    • 22 February 2022, received £250 for an article published on 28 January 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 March 2022)
    • 8 March 2022, received £250 for an article published on 21 February 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 March 2022)
    • 22 March 2022, received £250 for an article published on 8 March 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2022)
    • 5 April 2022, received £250 for an article published on 25 March 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 7 April 2022)
    • 20 April 2022, received £250 for an article published on 4 April 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 17 May 2022)
    • 31 May 2022, received £250 for an article published on 21 May 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 June 2022; updated 12 July 2022)
    • 31 May 2022, received £250 for an article published on 9 May 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 7 June 2022)
    • 28 June 2022, received £250 for an article published on 22 May 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 July 2022)
    • 28 June 2022, received £250 for an article published on 7 June 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 July 2022)
    • 28 June 2022, received £250 for an article published on 13 June 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 July 2022)
    • 12 July 2022, received £250 for an article published on 21 June 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 July 2022)
    • 26 July 2022, received £250 for an article published on 14 July 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 17 August 2022)
    • 23 August 2022, received £250 for an article published on 1 August 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 September 2022)
    • 6 September 2022, received £250 for an article published on 15 August 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 September 2022)
    • 20 September 2022, received £250 for an article published on 1 September 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 27 September 2022)
    • 1 November 2022, received £250 for an article published on 20 October 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2022)
    • 15 November 2022, received £250 for an article published on 6 November 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2022)
  • From 1 March 2018 until 30 November 2021, Member of the International Advisory Board of Tunstall Health Group Ltd. Address: Whitley Lodge, Whitley DN14 0HR. I received £20,000 per annum in quarterly instalments. Hours: up to 30 hrs a year. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 11 April 2018; updated 18 November 2021)
  • Payments from Reach Shared Services Ltd, 3rd Floor, 5 St Paul’s Square, Liverpool L3 9SJ, for articles in the Daily and Sunday Express:
    • 1 March 2022, received £400 for an article published on 2 January 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 March 2022; updated 24 August 2022)
    • 4 April 2022, received £400 for an article published on 13 February 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 07 April 2022; updated 24 August 2022)
    • 2 August 2022, received £501 for an article published on 16 June 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 17 August 2022)
    • 1 November 2022, received £350 for an article published on 4 September 2022. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2022)
  • From 25 January 2021 to 24 January 2022, retained as Adviser to the Board of Byotrol Technology Ltd, Building 303 (Ashton), Thornton Science Park, Pool Lane, Chester CH2 4NU, a British company which develops and produces antimicrobial, (anti-viral/anti-bacterial) products for public and private use. I will provide advice on product and company development. In return for a commitment of approximately 12 hours a month, I will receive fees of £25,000 a year. (Registered 4 February 2021)

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)

  • Name of donor: H&M Security Services Ltd
    Address of donor: c/o Tuite Tang Wong, Alliance House, 2nd Floor, 29-30 High Holborn, London WC1V 6AV
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaigning work in Chingford & Woodford Green
    Date received: 11 November 2021
    Date accepted: 16 November 2021
    Donor status: company, registration 03922731
    (Registered 16 November 2021)
  • Name of donor: Cyprus Premier Holidays Ltd
    Address of donor: 239-241 Kennington Lane, London SE1 5QU
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 to support my campaigning work in Chingford & Woodford Green. This donation was refunded to the donor on 19 January 2022.
    Date received: 16 November 2021
    Date accepted: 16 November 2021
    Donor status: company, registration 05887997
    (Registered 16 November 2021; updated 19 January 2022)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • I have accepted honorary life membership of Buck’s Club 1919, 18 Clifford Street, London W15 3RF.
  • I have accepted honorary life membership of Pratt’s Club as a Special Member, 14 Park Place, London SW1A 1LP.

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Open Society Foundation London
    Address of donor: 4th Floor Herbal House 8 Back Hill, London EC1R 5EN
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and subsistence for me and a member of staff with a value of £3,117.12
    Destination of visit: Rome, Italy
    Dates of visit: 27-30 October 2021
    Purpose of visit: Attendance at the conference of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China.
    (Registered 15 November 2021)
  • Name of donor: International Republican Institute
    Address of donor: 1225 I (Eye) Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005, United States of America
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and subsistence for me and a member of staff with a total value of £2,228
    Destination of visit: Rome, Italy
    Dates of visit: 22-24 November 2021
    Purpose of visit: Speaking at conference hosted by the International Republican Institute attending by legislators and experts from across Europe and America, to discuss foreign policy relations.
    (Registered 30 November 2021)
  • Name of donor: The Centre for Social Justice
    Address of donor: Kings Buildings, 16 Smith Square, Westminster SW1P 3HQ
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and subsistence for me and a member of staff with a total value of £5,698.26
    Destination of visit: Washington DC, United States of America
    Dates of visit: 3-7 April 2022
    Purpose of visit: On the invitation of US Senators and think-tanks for meetings related to Social Justice and National Security.
    (Registered 11 April 2022)
  • Name of donor: (1) International Republican Institute (2) National Democratic Institute
    Address of donor: (1) 1225 Eye St NW Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005, USA (2) 455 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 200001, USA
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Subsistence and accommodation, value £1,277.93 (2) Travel, value £2,611.87
    Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA
    Dates of visit: 12-15 September 2022
    Purpose of visit: To attend a summit organised by the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China to meet member legislators from 30 countries.
    (Registered 7 October 2022)