Jacob Rees-Mogg Archive

Rees-Mogg Tears Up Theresa May’s Chequers Plans Which “Would Shackle Us To The EU Forever”
“It is time the Government realised that the EU stands to lose much from no deal being agreed and stopped being cowed by the EU's threats.”

Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg has described the Theresa May’s Chequers plans as the “wrong deal for Britain”, noting that her Chequers proposals would “shackle us to the EU forever.” In a letter sent to Conservative Association Chairmen …

Theresa May Accused Of Treating Her Cabinet Like “Idiots” After Fresh Brexit Threat
The Foreign Secretary has publicly backed Jacob Rees-Mogg and said MPs should be “able to air their views” after the Eurosceptic MP threatened to bring down Theresa May.

Rees-Mogg warned that Theresa May could be forced out of power if she fails to deliver on her Brexit promises. He asked the PM to “stand firm” for what she herself has promised to keep …

Andrew Marr’s takedown of Jacob Rees-Mogg hit the ‘patriot’ right where it hurts
The patriot’s patriot Jacob Rees-Mogg found himself in the firing line on The Andrew Marr Show on 27 May. The Conseravtive MP faced some tough questions on his investment firm, which has been doing rather a lot of investing abroad.

These investments included over £217 million in Russian businesses. When quizzed by Andrew Marr, Rees-Mogg claimed innocence. But the MP co-founded Somerset Asset Management in 2007 and retains a stake of over 15% in the business. Dealings Earlier this year, Rees-Mogg led the charge for …

Jacob Rees-Mogg falls apart spectacularly when questioned on Irish border
The Conservatives’ Brexit poster-boy Jacob Rees-Mogg was left red faced after struggling with basic questions about the Irish border.

In the interview with BBC Northern Ireland‘s Mark Carruthers, Rees-Mogg floundered as he admitted he hadn’t visited the border region. During the unrelenting questioning, the Conservative MP made some incredible statements. This included claiming that visiting the border would …

Beano sends cease-and-desist letter to Jacob Rees-Mogg asking him to stop masquerading as one of their characters
Beano has asked Jacob Rees-Mogg – who is often jokingly referred to as a walking, talking caricature of poshness – to stop masquerading as one of its cartoon characters.

The children’s comic alleged that the politician and their character Walter Brown are more alike than coincidence allows for, and accused the MP of “copyright infringement” on Twitter. Walter Brown, the infamous enemy of Dennis …

Lord O’Donnell Likens Tory Brexiters To “Snake Oil Salesmen”
Brexiter ministers and MPs have been branded as “snake oil salesmen” by Former civil service chief, slamming them for accusations that officials are plotting to sabotage Britain’s departure from the European Union.

The former cabinet secretary Gus O’Donnell, known in Westminster as “GOD”, slapped down MPs, including hardline Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg who claimed that Treasury civil servants had “fiddled the figures” to show Britain would be worse …