Iain Duncan Smith backs calls for the drug Orkambi to be available on the NHS for people with Cystic Fibrosis and urges the Minister to go to the Cabinet Office and show them that there is a good cost-benefit analysis to show the benefits of making this drug available.
Iain Duncan Smith backs the Prime Minister on her strong leadership over the Salisbury incident and calls on her to raise with the German Government the issue of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline which will cut revenues for Ukraine and eastern Europe and enable Russia to bully those countries in future.
Iain Duncan Smith backs the Prime Minister on taking severe action against Russia if the Russian response to the UK request for an explanation on the Salisbury nerve agent attack is not credible.
Speaking in a debate on marriage and government policy, Iain Duncan Smith tells MPs that marriage “is probably the most fundamental institution that society has ever managed to construct to make society better” and calls for more pre-wedding education to help people prepare for the most important relationship they will ever make towards delivering a stable family and happy life.
Iain Duncan Smith has co-sponsored a Private Member's Bill by Zac Goldsmith to enable the management of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, to lease land and buildings for a period of up to 150 years, rather than the restrictive 31 years currently permitted, and thereby ensure the Royal Botanic Gardens can generate revenue to support its work.