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Cameron to Face Parliament as U.K. Conservative Turmoil Worsens

  • Duncan Smith says Conservatives must be one-nation party again
  • Osborne, Johnson to face questions on EU referendum this week
Iain Duncan Smith on the Andrew Marr Show, Sunday, March, 20.

Iain Duncan Smith on the Andrew Marr Show, Sunday, March, 20.

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David Cameron will address Parliament Monday after a weekend in which the splits in his Conservative Party worsened, with Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith resigning from the cabinet citing planned cuts in the Budget then criticizing the style and focus of the prime minister’s government.

More turmoil threatens this week over the Budget and the pros and cons of leaving the European Union. In a humiliation to Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, Cameron’s statement, at 3.30 p.m. in London, will be followed by one from new Pensions Secretary Stephen Crabb, announcing the decision to drop one of the key cost-saving measures from last week’s Budget statement, cuts to payments for the disabled.