Chancellor Hammond labels Rees-Mogg, Boris & co ‘extremists’ as Tory civil war gets ugly

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has enraged Brexiteers by labelling Jacob Rees-Mogg and Boris Johnson, among others, as “extremists,” for their pursuit of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit. Hammond, who made the antagonistic remarks in an interview with Sky News shortly before May faced a vote of confidence in her leadership by Tory MPs, received […]

Jacob Rees-Mogg to submit letter of no-confidence in May as Tory leader – reports

Hardline backbench Brexiteer, Jacob Rees-Mogg, is reportedly set to hand in a letter of no confidence in Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party, in protest at the deal she has agreed upon with the EU. Christopher Hope, Chief Political Correspondent at The Daily Telegraph, is reporting that the Brexiteer will submit his letter […]

Jacob Rees-Mogg blasted as ‘hypocritical’ as more details of Russian investment revealed

Jacob Rees-Mogg has been accused of hypocrisy after details of Russian profits from his fund-management firm were revealed. The Tory MP had said that Russia should be “hit financially” over the Skripal poisoning. Rees-Mogg is a co-founder, director and shareholder of Somerset Capital Management (SCM) – an investment management firm which specializes in emerging markets. […]

Rees-Mogg resurrects ‘bogus’ claim that Brexit will give hospitals £350mn extra per week

Jacob Rees-Mogg has resuscitated the widely debunked pro-Brexit claim that leaving the EU would deliver an extra £350 million per week to the National Health Service (NHS). The Old Etonian is tipped to become the next Tory leader to succeed Theresa May. In a speech in London offering an alternative budget ahead of actual Budget […]

Susanna Reid pushes Rees-Mogg row in heated Iain Duncan Smith debate 'He won't be leader'

Yesterday’s interview saw Jacob admitting he was vehemently opposed to abortion, but despite the politician insisting that he wasn’t interested in taking Theresa May’s role as head of the Conservative Party, the presenter pressed Iain over whether or not he believed he had a chance at becoming the next Prime Minister.  After showing a short […]

Jacob Rees-Mogg CONDEMNS abortion and gay marriage in GMB row 'Completely opposed'

The Tory backbencher, who’s been widely tipped to replace Theresa May as Conservative leader, possibly Prime Minister, stressed that he “supports the teaching of the Catholic church,” suggesting that same-sex weddings are a sin.  He also insisted that he doesn’t support abortion under any circumstance, including rape.  “Plenty of Catholics believe in gay marriage,” Susanna […]

Michael Fallon REFUSES to answer Piers after he asks VERY awkward Jacob Rees-Mogg question

The Defence Secretary was being quizzed on the leaked Brexit Immigration Plan and the news that Jacob Rees-Mogg is the current favourite to replace Theresa May as head of the Conservative party, when the presenter asked a very awkward question.  Piers noted: “[Jacob] has never changed a nappy, famously, he says,” before asking: “Have you […]

'Wannabe PM' Jacob Rees-Mogg has raked in £4mn since becoming MP

Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg, who has been tipped as a possible successor to Theresa May, has raked in a staggering £4 million since becoming an MP seven years ago. Read more The North-East Somerset MP became co-founder of Somerset Capital Management (SCM) back in 2007, and is one of the 21 members who received a […]

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Meet the witty Brexiteer who is the star of the commons

REX James Rees-Mogg is being tipped as the future prime minister He is known in Parliament as “The Honourable Member for the early 20th century”, has gained a reputation for his traditional dress sense, cut-glass accent and insistence on the importance of good breeding.  But this aloof image is delightfully subverted by genuine charm and […]

Tory social media star Jacob Rees-Mogg welcomes 6th child ‘Sixtus’

Published time: 5 Jul, 2017 11:47 Conservative backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg delighted his fans on Wednesday morning with news that his wife Helena had given birth to the couple’s sixth child. The baby boy was, aptly, named Sixtus Dominic Boniface Christopher. Old Etonian Rees-Mogg, a devout Catholic, is the MP of North East Somerset and a […]