Jacob Rees-Mogg

MP, North East Somerset

North East Somerset Conservative

Jacob Rees-Mogg’s voting in Parliament

Jacob Rees-Mogg is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Jacob Rees-Mogg sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Jacob Rees-Mogg consistently voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Jacob Rees-Mogg generally voted against fixed periods between parliamentary elections, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Jacob Rees-Mogg occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Accidents 5 Feb 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many accidents have occurred on trains involving slam doors in each of the last five years.
  • Parliamentary Sovereignty and EU Renegotiations 4 Feb 2016

    It is a great pleasure to follow my near neighbour in Somerset, my hon. Friend the Member for Yeovil (Marcus Fysh), who gave a fantastic calculation as to why, on balance, it would be right to leave. I know that the people of Somerset will respond warmly to the lead he has given them. I want to pick up on a couple of threads mentioned by the hon. Member for Glenrothes (Peter Grant) and my...
  • Parliamentary Sovereignty and EU Renegotiations 4 Feb 2016

    The European Union Act 2011 was a protection, but it was also part of a coalition deal, so it ensured that things that the Lib Dems were quite keen on would not automatically trigger a referendum. I agree with my hon. Friend that we ought to have had a referendum on giving back the things that we had claimed when we opted out of justice and home affairs matters a little over a year ago. Now...

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Profile

Conservative MP for North East Somerset

Entered the 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, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (since 16 Jul 2015)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 15 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Jul 2015 to 17 Nov 2015)
  • Member, House of Commons Governance Committee (16 Oct 2014 to 17 Dec 2014)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 95.19% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 219 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jacob Rees-Mogg’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 563 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Partner in Somerset Capital Management LLP, 146 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TR; investment management:
Received £9,451.53. Hours: 35 hrs in November 2014. (Registered 15 December 2014)
Received £13,500.11. Hours: 35 hrs in December 2014. (Registered 05 January 2015)
Received £9,351.50. Hours: 35 hrs in January 2015. (Registered 05 February 2015)
Received £9,350.58. Hours: 35 hrs in February 2015. (Registered 11 March 2015)
Received £10,594.80. Hours: 35 hrs in April 2015. (Registered 13 May 2015)
Received £9,346.06. Hours: 35 hrs in March 2015. (Registered 03 June 2015)
15 May 2015, received £10,597.49. Hours: 35 hrs in May 2015. (Registered 10 June 2015; updated 5 August 2015)
15 June 2015, £10,597. Hours: 35 hrs in June 2015. (Registered 09 July 2015)
15 July 2015, received £10,599.93. Hours: 35 hrs in July 2015. (Registered 05 August 2015)
15 August 2015, received £10,660.35. Hours: 35 hrs in August 2015. (Registered 07 September 2015)
15 September 2015, received £10,797.09. Hours: 35 hrs plus 2 hrs of speeches. (Registered 08 October 2015)
15 October 2015, received £10,595.68. Hours: 35 hrs in October 2015. (Registered 09 November 2015)
15 November 2015, received £10,598.14. Hours: 35 hrs in November 2015. (Registered 10 December 2015)
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)
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)
6 November 2015, received from the Ston Easton Park Hotel, Ston Easton, BA3 4DF, five free tickets with a total value of £225 for a dinner and talk, in return for giving a talk to the Ston Easton Hotel. Hours: 2 hrs. The tickets were donated to my local party. (Registered 26 November 2015)
3 November 2015, £500 from the Chelsea Clinical Society, Moore Medical Practice, 272 King’s Road, London SW3 5AW, for speaking at a dinner. Hours: 1 hr. Payment made direct to charity. (Registered 27 November 2015)
18 November 2015, received £250 from the Mail on Sunday, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 10 December 2015)
4 December 2015, £1,500 from Hat Trick Productions, 33 Oval Road, Camden, London, NW1 7EA, for appearing on 'Have I Got News for You'. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 10 December 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Ken Carter
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: private

(Registered 24 February 2015)
Name of donor: Crispin Odey
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000 towards my re-election campaign

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 March 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Farmhouse, land and related buildings in Somerset: (i) and (ii)
Residential property in London: (i) and (ii)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Saliston Ltd; holding company
Somerset Capital Management LLP; investment management

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