Iain Duncan Smith
Britain's Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Iain Duncan Smith (L) leaves 10 Downing Street in London on May 21, 2013. Britain's gay marriage bill was set to pass a crucial parliamentary hurdle on Tuesday, after Prime Minister David Cameron was forced to strike a last-minute deal with the opposition to stop members of his own Conservative party wrecking the plans.
That is exactly correct. On average about half a million vacant jobs are advertised and that may not be all the work that is available.
Among the 121 Tory MPs voting for Mr Burrowes' registrars amendment were Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith and Environment Secretary Owen Paterson. Among the 11 Liberal Democrats were Pensions Minister Steve Webb, Transport Minister Norman Baker, and two senior party figures - deputy leader Simon Hughes and party president Tim Farron.
There is a lot of ignorance at the moment in the media... saying, 'You are not going to be ready on time'. The truth is the time that we deliver this is 2017. So that is over four years. We start that process in OctoberMore quotes »
Around the web
Jobs and shares hit highs despite Tory rows
hit an all-time high And in more good news, the number of job vacancies hit an all-time high, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith announced. The FTSE 100 rose to 6,755.63 points yesterday its highest closing level since September 2000. The market 5/20/13 from Daily Express Read more »
Gay marriage vote: as it happened
will rebel later on: "Among the 121 Tory MPs voting for Mr Burrowes' registrars amendment were Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith and Environment Secretary Owen Paterson. "Among the 11 Liberal Democrats were Pensions Minister Steve Webb, Transport from The Telegraph Read more »
Leader: the coalition's serial abuse of statistics
and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith speaks at last year's Conservative conference in Birmingham. Photograph: Getty Images. The coalition government entered office promising a new era of statistical transparency after Gordon Brown’s serial manipulation from New Statesman Read more »
Disabled families challenge ‘bedroom tax’ in High Court
the new regulations breach Article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which protects against discrimination. Iain Duncan Smith, the Work and Pensions Secretary, is also accused of failing to comply with his public equality duty under the 2010 Equality from The Independent Read more »
Politicians enjoy vintage car ride at May Fair
Duncan Smith ready to take Felicity Banks and Mike Gapes for a spin in a vintage Rolls Royce Iain Duncan Smith joined fellow MP Mike Gapes and Redbridge’s new mayor Felicity Banks for a ride in a vintage Rolls Royce at a May Fair. The trio were in Valentines from East London and West Essex Guardian Series Read more »