Smith Served with the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards in a career that saw him travel the globe. After a serious injury and rehabilitation he became a strongman and is currently preparing to launch his own disabled strongman competition, appropriately called, The Superhumans. He spoke with Civvy Street about his journey, back from the brink.
Pressure prompts work and pensions secretary to exempt foster carers and armed forces personnel from controversial tax The work and pensions secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, has announced a partial U-turn on the government’s controversial bedroom tax, exempting foster carers and armed forces personnel who live at home. The concessions were announced in a written ministerial statement after weeks of growing political pressure over the policy.
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Partial U-turn over bedroom tax announced by Iain Duncan Smith