Jacob Rees-Mogg

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…

Jacob Rees-Mogg drops a hint about what job he wants in the reshuffle

5 September 2017 19:45

Although Jacob Rees-Mogg likes to insist that he is an unsuitable candidate for the role of Prime Minister, he still…

Meet ‘other’ – the candidate to beat Jacob Rees-Mogg for Tory leader

5 September 2017 10:06

Although Damian Green has insisted Theresa May will lead the party into the next election, this hasn’t stopped Jacob Rees-Mogg receiving the…

Should Theresa May reshuffle her Cabinet?

4 September 2017 10:41

When Parliament returns tomorrow, Theresa May will come back to work to find her position a bit more secure than…

Why you shouldn’t bet on a Rees-Mogg premiership just yet

14 August 2017 18:45

There are many ways to dampen down speculation surrounding one’s leadership ambitions. However, writing an article headlined ‘I do not…

The furore surrounding the Brexit divorce bill is hotting up

7 August 2017 13:30

The furore surrounding the Brexit divorce bill is hotting up. The weekend’s papers saw speculation that Britain would cough up…

Let’s keep up the Moggmentum

16 July 2017 9:30

‘We need to talk about why the internet is falling in love with Jacob Rees-Mogg, because it’s not OK,’ warns…

Select committee wars: Jacob Rees Mogg’s secret weapon

11 July 2017 15:27

When the Conservatives aren’t busy plotting against one another over a warm glass of prosecco, they are taking the struggle…

Don’t panic, Jacob Rees-Mogg will never replace Mark Carney

5 November 2016 12:00

For Mark Carney to have returned to-Canada after five years as Governor, as he originally planned, rather than serving until…

Could Jacob Rees-Mogg replace Mark Carney at the Bank of England?

23 October 2016 9:08

Will Mark Carney go or stay? On appointment in 2013, he indicated he would leave the Bank of England and…