Iain Duncan Smith is terrified he’ll lose his seat in Parliament. Let’s make it happen

Iain Duncan Smith: He wanted to castrate a journalist – now he’s in danger of losing his seat.

Former Conservative Party leader – and Vox Political‘s ‘Monster of the Year’ for two years running – Iain Duncan Smith is becoming what used to be called a ‘dab hand’ on WhatsApp.

Only days after he was caught discussing the possible forced castration of a Buzzfeed journalist with Tory vice-disgrace Ben Bradley, he has been spotted pleading for help to fend off Owen Jones’s #Unseat campaign, which is focusing on his constituency in a festival, no less, in June.

Here‘s Buzzfeed‘s story on it, by the journalist whose assets Mr Duncan Smith wanted to seize, Alex Spence:

The former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith has repeatedly called for help from fellow Eurosceptic MPs to fend off a campaign by the Guardian columnist Owen Jones to unseat him.

The ERG’s WhatsApp group was set up to help Eurosceptic Tory MPs support the government’s main Brexit departments, but Duncan Smith used it to appeal for help to campaign in his constituency on at least three occasions.

Duncan Smith’s impromptu calls for help to fellow MPs reflects both the Conservatives’ wider anxiety about their support in London and the South East and the weakness of their central campaign machine.

The party performed poorly in the capital in last year’s general election and Tory strategists believe several of its biggest names could lose their seats if the trends hold up — including Duncan Smith.

Owen Jones, the mastermind of the #Unseat campaign, has announced a two-day festival in Iain Duncan Smith’s constituency of Chingford and Woodford Green. Make a date in your diaries, folks!

Note that Mr Duncan Smith’s own message is overwhelmingly negative:

He has nothing useful to contribute and has only harmed the majority of the population. We should not be trying to unseat him – we should be trying to jail him.

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19 thoughts on “Iain Duncan Smith is terrified he’ll lose his seat in Parliament. Let’s make it happen

  1. NMac

    This odious, loathsome and nasty character should have been ousted from Parliament in 2003, at the time of the “Betsygate” scandal. Keep up the good work Owen Jones.

  2. joanna

    What will he do with all the left over food that No-one would ever want to eat? Give it to charity? Not him he would as soon throw it away!!

    1. Justin

      we could serve it up for him a few months later and charge him 37 pounds for the pleasure, old crusty bread and water, this thing should have answered charges for misconduct in public office


    Old sleazebag’ll get away with it, that type of psycho, and we’ve got plenty to prove it, generally do!!!No morals, empathy or even a shred of decency.

  4. wildswimmerpete

    Should Duncan-Smith be unseated he’ll lose his Parliamentary immunity which means he could be hauled to the dock in the International Criminal Court in The Hague. I understand several powerful lawyers intend to indict him.

    1. Justin

      should have happened ages ago along with some of his dwp hangers on as well, hope analytic Cambridge are noting this, they definetly know my views

  5. The Toffee

    I’m not too hopeful, going on the previous holders of the seat (Churchill & tebbit) Chingford & Woodford green have a fair bit to answer forin whatever guise the seat(s) was/were, in voting for all three.

    But out of every tory, he’s the one I’d most like to point and laugh at if he loses his seat.

  6. aunty1960

    Owen Jones shd do well in Chingford. still do not like him. But good luck on unseating Dunacan Smith.

  7. Pat Sheehan

    When ‘Chingford and Woodford’ wakes up Mr Smith will be out: unseated and flying by the seat of his ill-gotten pants! Of course, being a career politician he will have a little public sob, claim to be a changed individual and seek admission to the Labour Party.

  8. The Toffee

    I see.

    Everyone else’s comments published except mine? Can’t even be open to any scrutiny eh?

    Fair enough. I’ll be making note about this on other blogs I visit.

  9. Justin

    hope he does get unseated, there is a nice minimum wage job stacking shelves and that is all it is fit for, it won’t happen though he probably do after dinner speeches so that he can fund his expensive breakfast, still it is local elections and lets hope that a few more tories get deserving back bench seats

      1. Justin

        totally agree and I hope everyone makes it known how they voted for school meals, esp as the dup vote did not even affect Ireland though I think that will come back at them this time, dump the tory, at least then we may have a chance of a strong and stable government not a bunch of bambling clowns and a useless red bus

  10. Rik

    You’re all forgetting he did shed a tear or two over a single mother on tv.. so he must have a conscience afterall eh?
    Nah of course not..

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