Jacob Rees-Mogg

Tory manifesto launch: Where’s Jacob Rees-Mogg?

24 November 2019 14:52

Boris Johnson has launched his party’s manifesto in Telford this afternoon, joined by his Cabinet who were all confidently clapping…

What would George Orwell make of Brexit?

24 August 2019 8:30

In the London Review of Books this month, James Meek wrote a long article about Jacob Rees-Mogg and his ‘curious duality’ in…

Jacob Rees-Mogg and the mystery of the conference recess

12 August 2019 10:12

“What is going on with the conference recess?” asked Valerie Vaz during Jacob Rees-Mogg’s first outing for Business Questions as…

European Research Group descends into hugging fiesta as members insist they won’t back May’s deal

27 March 2019 19:53

Despite a number of MPs announcing that they will back Theresa May’s Brexit now that she has said she will…

My evening with Jacob Rees-Mogg — live at the London Palladium

27 February 2019 13:56

A woman dressed as a nun is standing outside the London Palladium with a placard, warning about ‘an evening with…

Seven things we learnt from an evening with Jacob Rees-Mogg

26 February 2019 22:02

This evening Jacob Rees-Mogg joined Rod Liddle in being able to say he has sold out the London Palladium for…

Was Jacob Rees-Mogg telling the whole truth about HS2?

15 February 2019 13:35

Jacob Rees-Mogg often describes himself as a straight-talker who gives honest answers, no matter how unpopular they might be. But…

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…