Jacob Rees-Mogg

Brexiteer plot flops: Anatomy of a failed coup

20 November 2018 18:22

Brexiteers are trying to put on a brave face over the lack of 48 letters needed to trigger a confidence…

Watch: Jacob Rees-Mogg’s withering verdict on May’s Brexit deal

15 November 2018 11:45

Only a handful of MPs have spoken up in support of Theresa May’s Brexit deal in the Commons. But the…

Jacob Rees-Mogg considers writing a letter

14 November 2018 8:15

Oh dear. The bulk of MPs haven’t even see Theresa May’s proposed deal yet but already suspicion is growing that…

Watch: John McDonnell’s call for ‘direct action’ against Tory MPs

13 September 2018 9:59

Jacob Rees-Mogg won support from across the political spectrum on Wednesday when the MP and his children were ambushed outside…

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Why I support Boris Johnson as a future leader

6 September 2018 18:58

Will Theresa May’s troubles ever end? Jacob Rees-Mogg has put the PM under more pressure today, telling LBC that he…

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris

18 July 2018 18:52

Boris Johnson’s resignation speech wasn’t the Geoffrey Howe moment some had built it up to be. But the former Foreign…

Can Theresa May count?

11 July 2018 11:44

It’s day four of the Brexiteer rebellion and Theresa May appears to have shored up her position… for now. The…

Moggmentum reaches the Commons

8 July 2018 22:20

Although Moggmentum has been building for some time among the Tory grassroots, conventional wisdom dictates that Jacob Rees-Mogg is still…

Jacob Rees-Mogg and the liberal inquisition

24 May 2018 10:44

Trying to make Christian politicians squirm is a favourite occasional sport among political broadcasters in Westminster. The former Lib Dem…

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s snap election warning

23 May 2018 12:06

Jacob Rees’Mogg’s appearance on the new Conservative Home Moggcast has caused a stir in Westminster. In the broadcast, the arch-eurosceptic…

EU commissioner: at least it’s not Jacob Rees-Mogg at the negotiating table

24 April 2018 14:34

Oh dear. As anxiety grows about the Theresa May’s customs union stance, Jacob Rees-Mogg has this afternoon told hacks that…

The ERG’s so-called ‘ransom note’ could be a lot worse for May

21 February 2018 11:51

It’s red letter day for Theresa May. Only rather than a happy momentous occasion, the Prime Minister’s red letter day…

Toff apologises to the Rees-Moggs

18 February 2018 10:44

Since Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo was crowned queen of the I’m a Celeb… Get Me Out of Here jungle, the (majority…

CCHQ vs the Moggster

13 February 2018 10:00

Last week Theresa May came under fire from grassroots activists not over her weak and wobbly leadership but over reported…

Michael Portillo: Jacob Rees-Mogg offers what the public is crying out for

2 February 2018 12:57

With doubts about Theresa May’s leadership rising, talk has turned – once again – to who might replace her. Jacob…

Stepford students come for Jacob Rees-Mogg

30 January 2018 12:01

Here we go. First the Stepford students at LSE submitted a motion to ban the university’s free-speech society, next City University…

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s new Brexit role will worry No 10

17 January 2018 10:56

Although Jacob Rees-Mogg missed out on a promotion in last week’s reshuffle, the Moggster has at least got a new…

Jacob Rees-Mogg wins a celebrity backer

17 December 2017 11:40

Although Theresa May looks safe in No 10 for the time being, chatter continues behind closed doors over who her…

Moggmentum comes to Tory conference

1 October 2017 18:46

After a lacklustre policy announcement on tuition fees followed by a disappointing turn on the Marr show, Theresa May’s Conservative…

Jacob Rees-Mogg sees red

23 September 2017 9:58

Although Theresa May did manage to prevent a revolt breaking out after her speech in Florence yesterday, that’s not to…

A civil answer to the marriage question

11 September 2017 15:53

There was a bit of a kerfuffle last week regarding Jacob Rees-Mogg’s view on same-sex marriage. He is opposed but…

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s views are more common than his critics might care to believe

9 September 2017 10:00

To judge from the media’s collective horror, Jacob Rees-Mogg’s views on abortion (‘completely opposed… in all circumstances?’ ‘Yes’) and same-sex…

Jacob Rees-Mogg wins an election

7 September 2017 12:07

Although Jacob Rees-Mogg recently topped a ConHome poll as the number one choice to be the next Tory leader, few…

Can leading politicians get away with opposing abortion and gay marriage?

6 September 2017 14:53

What can politicians with socially conservative beliefs expect from public life? Is there now a faith glass ceiling under which…

In defence of Jacob Rees-Mogg

6 September 2017 11:16

The art of Jacob Rees-Mogg is to be preposterous and sincere at the same time. It’s the reason why he…