Jacob Rees-Mogg

Former MP, North East Somerset

North East Somerset Conservative

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  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details

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Jacob Rees-Mogg quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Conservative MP for North East Somerset

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — 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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, House of Commons Governance Committee (16 Oct 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • 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 49 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 57 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 94.03% 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 — 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.
  • 175 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 485 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

1. Directorships
Somerset Capital Management LLP (partner), 146 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TR; investment management
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)
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 5 January 2015)
Received £9,351.50. Hours: 35 hrs in January 2015. (Registered 5 February 2015)
Received £9,350.58. Hours: 35 hrs in February 2015. (Registered 11 March 2015)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from the Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
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)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Ken Carter
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: private
(a) (Registered 24 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Crispin Odey
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000 towards my re-election campaign
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 30 March 2015)
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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