Jacob Rees-Mogg

MP, North East Somerset

North East Somerset Conservative

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How Jacob Rees-Mogg voted
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  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
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Jacob Rees-Mogg quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • New Clause 7 — Applicability and expiry of the provisions of this Act 5 Dec 2014

    I very much admire and respect the emotion that comes from those who support the Bill, though it is not an emotion that I would express in that way. The problem with the Bill is that it does not reflect that depth of emotion. I listened carefully to what the hon. Member for Wakefield (Mary Creagh) said. The stories that she tells are desperate and tragic and deserve to have help in solving...
  • New Clause 7 — Applicability and expiry of the provisions of this Act 5 Dec 2014

    No, it would not be enforceable by judicial review because the sanction provided for is a proceeding in Parliament, and proceedings in Parliament are not judicially reviewable.
  • New Clause 7 — Applicability and expiry of the provisions of this Act 5 Dec 2014

    No. There is a remedy, but it is not enforceable in the courts. It is essentially at the discretion of Ministers because it is a proceeding in Parliament and therefore not challengeable outside. Parliament is very unwise to bring its proceedings into legislation because it is of such constitutional importance that our proceedings are not judicially reviewable. If we legislate in such a way...

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Conservative MP for North East Somerset

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Home Office
  • Justice
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • EU Justice and Home Affairs
  • Arrest Warrants
  • Schengen Agreement: ICT
  • Organised Crime: EU Law
  • Extradition

Currently held offices

  • Member, House of Commons Governance Committee
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art
  • Member, Procedure Committee
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

1. Directorships
Somerset Capital Management LLP (partner), 146 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TR; investment management
Received £9,356.18. Hours: 35 hours in November 2013. (Registered 3 December 2013)
Received £12,761.90. Hours: 35 hours in December 2013. (Registered 13 January 2014)
Received £9,095.93. Hours: 35 hours in January 2014. (Registered 3 February 2014)
Received £9,092.89. Hours: 35 hrs in February 2014. (Registered 14 March 2014)
Received £9,148.19. Hours: 35 hrs in March 2014. (Registered 14 April 2014)
Received £9,095.82. Hours: 35 hours in April 2014. (Registered 9 May 2014)
Received £9,095.93. Hours: 35 hrs in May 2014. (Registered 6 June 2014)
Received £9,095.14. Hours: 35 hrs in June 2014. (Registered 14 July 2014)
Received £9,335.23. Hours: 35 hrs in July 2014. (Registered 12 August 2014)
Received £9,332.76. Hours: 35 hrs in August 2014. (Registered 12 September 2014)
Received £9,334.33. Hours: 35 hrs in September 2014. (Registered 13 October 2014)
Received £9,347.32. Hours: 35 hrs in October 2014. (Registered 3 November 2014)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from the Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
Payment of £200 received on 24 January 2014 for an article published in the Daily Telegraph. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 3 February 2014)
Payment of £460 received for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 9 May 2014)
Payment of £270 received on 19 September 2014 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 September 2014)
Payment of £175 received for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 23 October 2014)
Payments of from Hat Trick Productions, 33 Oval Road London NW1 7EA, for appearing on ‘Have I Got News For You’:
£1,500 received 13 June 2014. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 25 June 2014)
The Walbrook Club, 37A Walbrook, London EC4N 8BS, has given me free membership of the Club from January 2014-January 2016; value £2,000, in return for a speech which I made on 26 November 2013 at a Club event. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 13 January 2014)
13 May 2014, received a case of wine worth £470 from Goedhuis and Co Ltd, 6 Rudolf Place, London, SW8 1RP in return for a speech. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 6 June 2014)
Payments from the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT:
August 2014, received £800 for an article written in May 2014. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 12 September 2014)
Payment of £750 received for an article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 23 October 2014)
3. Clients
Of Somerset Capital Management (SCM):
Redwood Emerging Markets Dividend Income Fund, Adelaide Street West, Suite 2400 P.O. Box 23, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 1T1.
The Chestnut Fund; investment fund. (Registered 27 November 2012)
8. Land and Property
Farmhouse, land and related buildings in Somerset, from which rental income is received.
Residential property in London, from which rental income is received.
9. Shareholdings
(a) and (b) Saliston Ltd; holding company
(a) and (b) Somerset Capital Management LLP; investment management

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