UK 18 March 2016 The best reactions to Iain Duncan Smith's resignation As Iain Duncan Smith resigns citing George Osborne's disability cuts, Twitter responds in style. Getty Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up Iain Duncan Smith has resigned over George Osborne's disability cuts. Yes. Don't worry, this mole was as surprised as you are. Luckily, Twitter was quicker off the mark... First up, the politicians. Wow. When even IDS thinks it's a cruel cut too far, it is definitely time for a fundamental rethink https://t.co/rJIB4beuuO — Nicola Sturgeon (@NicolaSturgeon) March 18, 2016 To all intents and purposes there is no government when governing party split on budget, welfare and foreign policy. — Chris Bryant MP (@RhonddaBryant) March 18, 2016 Stunned at IDS resignation letter. I was about to vote against ESA cuts when he sought me out - he personally and angrily begged me not to. — Nadine Writes Books (@NadineDorriesMP) March 18, 2016 Other than Osborne then? https://t.co/4Cdy9cu1YK — Yvette Cooper (@YvetteCooperMP) March 18, 2016 Then, the incredulous It's the final indignity for George Osborne that Iain Duncan Smith somehow managed to resign on principle. — Caroline Crampton (@c_crampton) March 18, 2016 Iain Duncan Smith says he has resigned because he thinks that benefit cuts have gone too far. Think about that one for a moment — Mark Ferguson (@Markfergusonuk) March 18, 2016 Then, this very good point... At least we can all stop pretending that universal credit is going to happen now. — Sam Freedman (@Samfr) March 18, 2016 And finally... some concern? Iain Duncan Smith has quit his job voluntarily. It's a first offence so his sanctions will lead to a loss of benefits for a month. — Carl Packman (@CarlPackman) March 18, 2016 Reasons IDS resigned: 1. Issues with George 2. EU stuff .... 4786. Taps not shiny enough in DWP loo 4787. Corbynhttps://t.co/IblIOmVa0x — Rafael Behr (@rafaelbehr) March 18, 2016 › In full: Iain Duncan Smith's resignation letter from the Cabinet I'm a mole, innit. Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!