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to be glad ian duncan smith is quitting?

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PainAuChocolat23 Fri 18-Mar-16 21:40:50

It would appear from the bbc news page that ian duncan smith is quitting. I for one am very glad so that his sneering face isnt seen to revel in people's misfortunes

PainAuChocolat23 Fri 18-Mar-16 21:41:24


Griphook Fri 18-Mar-16 21:43:41

Better the devil you know??? Who will replace him? If ids is worried about cuts its a big concern

bollocksontheinternet Fri 18-Mar-16 21:44:59

He resigned because of his principles. if Corbyn had done it everyone would be arse kissing.

onitlikeacarbonnet Fri 18-Mar-16 21:47:30

Principles my arse. The man is ambition personified. He has a motive. He does not have principles.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Fri 18-Mar-16 22:06:27

Wonder if he'll get a sanction.

TheRegularShow Fri 18-Mar-16 22:07:59

I wonder if the deaths attributed to sanctions is due to be made public?
He has left before something comes out.

Cinderbloom Fri 18-Mar-16 22:09:54

Something's coming out other than the fuck up that is UC, which has cost ten of millions of our money?

Great news. Just in time for the weekend, too.

TimeToMuskUp Fri 18-Mar-16 22:11:40

After £30bn of cuts to benefits under his watch I hardly think he's suddenly gained a conscience. Smells like a leadership bid or an inordinate fuckup with UC. Either way his resignation letter is bullshit.

irretating Fri 18-Mar-16 22:16:50

I liked his resignation letter, especially the thinly veiled swipe at Osborne. ''HE MADE ME DO IT!!!''.

Ozwizard Fri 18-Mar-16 22:21:35

Just wish that he had taken Osborne with him!

ElementaryMyDear Fri 18-Mar-16 22:23:59

I'm delighted that he's kicked Osborne in the balls and made it clear he's had enough of being sacrificed to his ambitions. If only Nicky Morgans could find the courage to do the same.

ElementaryMyDear Fri 18-Mar-16 22:24:36

I can't see it as a leadership bid. It could be a bid for the Chancellorship in a Johnson government.

Samcro Fri 18-Mar-16 22:26:33

wish the rest of his mates would follow

Capricorn76 Fri 18-Mar-16 22:27:25

He's probably jealous of how much airtime Boris is getting on Brexit and wants to join in the campaign. He doesn't give a shit about the disabled. He just needed an excuse.

tangerinesarenottheonlyfruit Fri 18-Mar-16 22:28:46


"He doesn't give a shit about the disabled. He just needed an excuse."


HopeClearwater Fri 18-Mar-16 22:44:41

A leadership bid? Again? Have you forgotten that he's already done that and he was shit at it?

Dawndonnaagain Fri 18-Mar-16 22:59:15

Looks like there was a push. Just for tonight I shall celebrate his political demise.

wizzywig Fri 18-Mar-16 23:00:28

Pls let them not put gove into that job

tangerinesarenottheonlyfruit Fri 18-Mar-16 23:09:13

"Pls let them not put gove into that job"

Or Priti Patel.

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