Jacob Rees-Mogg

Theresa May’s Brexit vision gets the thumbs-up from the traditional Tory troublemakers

4 October 2016 12:49

Theresa May hasn’t been Prime Minister for 100 days yet but already she’s achieved what few other Tory leaders before…

Jacob Rees-Mogg longs for the common touch

4 October 2016 9:48

Jacob Rees-Mogg has been looking mightily pleased with himself at this year’s Conservative party conference. After the arch-Brexiteer spent years calling…

‘Serene’ Mark Carney tries to take credit for Brexit bounceback

7 September 2016 17:16

How does Mark Carney feel about his ‘Project Fear’ warnings in the run-up to the referendum? His mild-mannered nemesis Jacob…

Mark Carney clashes with Jacob Rees-Mogg over BoE’s Brexit warnings

12 July 2016 13:12

Jacob Rees-Mogg and Mark Carney’s clash at this morning’s Treasury Committee was a masterclass in passive aggressiveness veiled in pleases…

Today in audio: Fallon says Putin would ‘Vote leave’

24 May 2016 17:34

Vladimir Putin’s name has popped up again in the Brexit debate. This time, however, it wasn’t the Prime Minister suggesting…

Today in audio: PM branded ‘dodgy Dave’ as tax row rumbles on

11 April 2016 17:26

David Cameron has been defending himself in the Commons following the publication of his tax return. He said he found…

Chris Bryant brings Blair into the Brexit debate. What will Corbyn say?

2 March 2016 14:28

Under Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour party has been rather quiet when it comes to fighting for Britain to remain in…

Today in audio: Mogg piles pressure on Boris over Brexit

9 February 2016 17:28

Jacob Rees Mogg might be one of the best known Eurosceptic faces in Parliament but he won’t be leading the…

Ruth Davidson rules herself out of the Tory leadership race

9 February 2016 13:00

Ruth Davidson has been previously tipped as a front-runner in the Tory leadership race. The Scottish Conservative leader has proved…

Today in audio: Wednesday 3rd February

3 February 2016 15:44

Haven’t had a chance to follow the day’s political events and interviews? Then don’t worry: here, The Spectator, brings you…

Jeremy Corbyn is right: Cameron should have made his EU speech in the Commons

2 February 2016 14:17

With David Cameron in Chippenham, it was left to the Europe Minister David Lidington to respond to Jeremy Corbyn’s urgent…

Watch: Jacob Rees-Mogg teaches David Dimbleby a lesson over Eton jibe

18 December 2015 11:00

Last night David Dimbleby was joined on Question Time by a panel comprised of Jacob Rees-Mogg, Piers Morgan, Emily Thornberry,…

Jacob Rees-Mogg has tabled an amendment to tomorrow's EU budget debate which the whips hope to use to deflate a big rebellion. Picture: Getty

Jacob Rees-Mogg: ‘the SNP are now the real opposition’

9 December 2015 10:42

While Mhairi Black has made no secret of her dislike for the Tories, she has at least found words of praise…

What can George Osborne do to fix the tax credits mess?

29 October 2015 18:50

The government needs to get thinking quickly about a new tax credits proposal that is acceptable to the Commons and…

Jacob Rees-Mogg asks Gove for a Magna Carta

11 June 2015 17:51

Jacob Rees-Mogg told the House on Thursday that his favourite activity is making speeches on Europe and ‘if the House…

Tories are consolidating while Labour are extending leads in key marginals

14 April 2015 16:14

Lord Ashcroft has released his latest round of polling, looking at ten competitive Tory-Labour seats. In all of the constituencies, Ashcroft…

Mini Election: Jacob Rees-Mogg on re-election in North East Somerset and being a Tory stereotype

13 March 2015 13:22

Is Jacob Rees-Mogg confident about reelection in North East Somerset? For the latest Mini Election video, I visited the West Country…

European Arrest Warrant vote mired in confusion

10 November 2014 13:11

The government’s vote on the European Arrest Warrant this evening is becoming rather confused. The motion does not include a…

Conservatives and ethnic minority voters: how the Immigration Bill might not help

6 May 2014 14:25

Policy Exchange’s report on the face of modern Britain this morning is fascinating reading for anyone interested in the way…

Nigel Farage: offering Tories the kite mark of Euroscepticism

30 September 2013 18:22

Normally you might lump Nigel Farage and Bill Cash together on the political spectrum. But today there wasn’t much love…