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Who is the MP for Chingford?

Who is the MP for Chingford?

Chingford and Woodford Green (UK Parliament constituency)

Chingford and Woodford Green
Created 1997
Member of Parliament Sir Iain Duncan Smith (Conservative)
Number of members One
Created from Chingford and Wanstead & Woodford

Who is Ian Duncan?

Ian James Duncan, Baron Duncan of Springbank (born 13 February 1973) is a Scottish politician serving as a Deputy Speaker in the House of Lords. He initially joined the UK Government as a Scotland Office minister following the 2017 UK general election. …

How old is Iain Duncan Smith?

67 years (April 9, 1954)
Iain Duncan Smith/Age

What school did Iain Duncan Smith go to?

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
HMS ConwaySt. Peter’s Catholic School
Iain Duncan Smith/Education

Why is Chingford called Chingford?

Chingford, Waltham Forest Chingford’s name may be derived from words meaning ‘ford of the stump-dwellers’, a reference to houses built on poles to keep them clear of the marshy ground, but others have suggested that ‘ching’ is a corruption of ‘shingle’.

Who is the MP for Uckfield?

Nus Ghani. Nusrat Munir Ul-Ghani (born 1 September 1972) is a British Conservative Party politician who has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wealden in East Sussex since 2015.

What does William Hague do?

William Hague/Professions
William Jefferson Hague, Baron Hague of Richmond, PC, FRSL (born 26 March 1961) is a British Conservative politician and life peer who served as Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition from 1997 to 2001.

Is Michael Portillo an MP?

A former member of the Conservative Party, he was Member of Parliament (MP) for Enfield Southgate from 1984 to 1997 and Kensington and Chelsea from 1999 to 2005. Returning to the Commons in the 1999 by-election in Kensington and Chelsea, Portillo rejoined the frontbench as Shadow Chancellor.

Why did Ian Duncan Smith resign?

In August 2015, Duncan Smith was criticised after the DWP admitted publishing fake testimonies of claimants enjoying their benefits cuts. In March 2016, Duncan Smith unexpectedly resigned from the Cabinet. He stated that he was unable to accept the government’s planned cuts to disability benefits.

What does Ian Duncan Smith do?

Iain Duncan Smith/Professions

Is Chingford a rich area?

Chingford is a middle income suburban family area.

What is Chingford famous for?

Originally called the Great Standing, it was built for King Henry VIII in 1543, and was used as a grandstand to watch the hunting of deer, although it has been heavily altered over time.

Who are the members of Parliament for Chingford?

Chingford was a parliamentary constituency centred on the town of Chingford in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom by the first past the post system.

When was Chingford and Woodford Green constituency created?

The seat was created out of the old Epping and Walthamstow East constituencies, and no part of it was ever in the post-1965 administrative county of Essex. It was replaced in 1997 by the new Chingford and Woodford Green constituency.

Where are the wards of Chingford in London?

1974–1983: The London Borough of Waltham Forest wards of Chapel End, Chingford Central, Chingford North West, Chingford South, and Hale End. 1983–1997: The London Borough of Waltham Forest wards of Chapel End, Chingford Green, Endlebury, Hale End, Hatch Lane, Larkswood, and Valley.