Jacob Rees-Mogg

Robbie Gibb vs. Jess Brammar: inside the BBC hiring row
Robbie Gibb
Behind the scenes

Robbie Gibb vs. Jess Brammar: inside the BBC hiring row

Jacob Rees-Mogg joins the dispute that is testing the broadcaster’s independence
14 Jul 2021
Government changing the law to avoid a minister resigning
Attorney General Suella Braverman leaves 10 Downing Street.
Behind the scenes

Government changing the law to avoid a minister resigning

Legislation to be tabled will allow attorney general to take maternity leave
4 Feb 2021
Instant Opinion: MPs ‘just saved’ from reputational disaster
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: MPs ‘just saved’ from reputational disaster

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 24 June
24 Jun 2020
Rees-Mogg loses vote on Westminster bullying debates
Jacob Rees-Mogg
In Brief

Rees-Mogg loses vote on Westminster bullying debates

Critics said proposal would undermine new independent panel and ‘re-victimise’ victims
24 Jun 2020
What happens if Parliament shuts for five months?
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In Depth

What happens if Parliament shuts for five months?

Chief medical officer and Commons speaker consider suspension over coronavirus
5 Mar 2020
Why new MPs are rushing to join the European Research Group
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In Depth

Why new MPs are rushing to join the European Research Group

Pro-Brexit Tory group is now backing Boris Johnson’s plans to leave EU
19 Dec 2019
Government criticised for approving Grenfell builder
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Government criticised for approving Grenfell builder

News comes after Jacob Rees-Mogg apologised for comments about the disaster
6 Nov 2019

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Jacob Rees-Mogg: memorable quotes from the arch-Brexiteer
Jacob Rees-Mogg
In Brief

Jacob Rees-Mogg: memorable quotes from the arch-Brexiteer

Leader of the House courts criticism over his ‘arrogant’ posturing during Brexit debate
4 Sep 2019
Pros and cons of a no-deal Brexit
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In Depth

Pros and cons of a no-deal Brexit

There’s still time to avoid crashing out - but should we?
30 Aug 2019
Johnson’s Cabinet ‘massacre’: who’s in and what it means
In Depth

Johnson’s Cabinet ‘massacre’: who’s in and what it means

The new prime minister has shattered Theresa May’s ministerial set-up
25 Jul 2019
Tories bitterly divided on the cost of no-deal Brexit
Philip Hammond
In Depth

Tories bitterly divided on the cost of no-deal Brexit

Establishment Conservatives like Spreadsheet Phil are becoming the resistance
18 Jul 2019
Jacob Rees-Mogg’s new book: the most savage reviews
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Jacob Rees-Mogg’s new book: the most savage reviews

Critics and historians pan Tory MP’s new work on the Victorians as ‘staggeringly silly’ and ‘sentimental jingoism’
20 May 2019
Theresa May ‘rules out no deal and fourth meaningful vote’
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In Brief

Theresa May ‘rules out no deal and fourth meaningful vote’

PM's video statement demands compromises from Tories and Labour
8 Apr 2019
Conservatives suspend 14 members over Islamophobic comments
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In Brief

Conservatives suspend 14 members over Islamophobic comments

Abusive posts on pro-Jacob Rees-Mogg group’s Facebook page called to ‘get rid of all mosques’ and turf out ‘Mussies’
6 Mar 2019
Brexiteers set May three ‘tests’ for EU deal support
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In Brief

Brexiteers set May three ‘tests’ for EU deal support

As leader of influential Tory backbench committee also softens on backstop demands
4 Mar 2019
May vows to fight on as Gove considers quitting
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 15: Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a press conference inside 10 Downing Street on November 15, 2018 in London England. Cabinet Ministers Dominic
In Brief

May vows to fight on as Gove considers quitting

Hardline Brexiteers divided over whether to push for no confidence vote now or wait for Parliament Brexit vote
16 Nov 2018
EU offers UK Canada +++ Brexit deal
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In Brief

EU offers UK Canada +++ Brexit deal

Brexiteers hail breakthrough as European Parliament president calls for ‘respect’
5 Oct 2018
Has Jeremy Corbyn killed off Chequers?
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In Brief

Has Jeremy Corbyn killed off Chequers?

In vowing to vote down deal, Labour would create insurmountable parliamentary majority against prime minister’s Brexit plan
27 Sep 2018
Brexit: what is Plan A+ and do its numbers add up?
Jacob Rees-Mogg looks on as David Davis unveils Plan A+
In Brief

Brexit: what is Plan A+ and do its numbers add up?

Leading Brexiteers unveil post-Brexit trade plan they claim will ‘set Britain free’ as critics question the maths
25 Sep 2018
Can Brexiteers bring down Theresa May?
Jacob Rees-Mogg, Boris Johnson and Peter Bone
In Depth

Can Brexiteers bring down Theresa May?

Prime minister facing ‘leadership challenge within days’ as Tory MPs plot to oust her
12 Sep 2018
Entryism could swing Tory leadership contest
Boris Johnson
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Entryism could swing Tory leadership contest

Pro-Brexit supporters urged to join party and vote for Boris Johnson or Jacob Rees-Mogg
20 Aug 2018
Vandals attack Jacob Rees-Mogg’s home and car
Jacob Rees-Mogg
In Brief

Vandals attack Jacob Rees-Mogg’s home and car

Tory MP says perpetrators of attack at his Somerset estate ‘probably not Catholic’
6 Aug 2018
Will Theresa May’s ‘third way’ customs plan work?
Theresa May at last week's European Council summit
In Brief

Will Theresa May’s ‘third way’ customs plan work?

EU dismisses prime minister's Brexit proposals as ‘unrealistic’
3 Jul 2018
Jeremy Corbyn to curb ‘destructive’ City of London’s power
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Jeremy Corbyn to curb ‘destructive’ City of London’s power

Labour leader threatens to make bankers ‘servants of industry not the masters of us all’
21 Feb 2018
Brexit ‘war cabinet’ prepares for battle
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Brexit ‘war cabinet’ prepares for battle

Soft and hard Brexiters go head-to-head today to decide Britain’s post-EU future
7 Feb 2018
Is Theresa May on the verge of being ousted - again?
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In Depth

Is Theresa May on the verge of being ousted - again?

In Depth: civil war in Conservative Party threatens PM
26 Jan 2018
Jacob Rees-Mogg: ‘I oppose abortion, even in cases of rape’
Jacob Rees-Mogg
In Brief

Jacob Rees-Mogg: ‘I oppose abortion, even in cases of rape’

The Tory MP tipped to succeed May also says he opposes gay marriage
6 Sep 2017
Jacob Rees-Mogg, the Internet's favourite MP
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In Depth

Jacob Rees-Mogg, the Internet's favourite MP

Bespectacled, plummy-voiced Tory baffled by his cult following
6 Jul 2017
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