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 has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 18 May 2016

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker, am I not right in thinking that it is a customary courtesy in this House for people, though they do not have to, to give way in speeches that last over 20 minutes?
  • European Convention on Human Rights: Uk Membership 26 Apr 2016

    May I thank my right hon. and learned Friend for showing himself also to be gallant in defending the Home Secretary’s position? There seem to be a couple of errors in her speech. One was that she said it was the European Court of Human Rights that stopped us deporting foreign people, when it was in fact the ECJ that stopped Abu Hamza’s daughter-in-law being removed, contrary to...
  • Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [Lords]: Appointment of Financial Conduct authority chief executive 19 Apr 2016

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend on achieving this great success for parliamentary scrutiny, and I suggest that it is better to proceed in a non-statutory way. Bringing statute into the proceedings of the House always presents longer term problems, and setting a non-statutory precedent has lots of advantages.

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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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Partner in Somerset Capital Management LLP, 146 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TR; investment management:
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)
15 December 2015, received £15,394.63. Hours: 35 hrs in December 2015. (Registered 06 January 2016)
15 January 2016, received £10,596.11. Hours: 35 hrs in January 2016. (Registered 08 February 2016)
15 February 2016, received £10,596.15. Hours: 35 hrs in February 2016. (Registered 03 March 2016)
15 March 2016, received £10,595.15. Hours: 35 in hrs March 2016. (Registered 06 April 2016)
15 April 2016, received £13,752.60. Hours: 35 hrs in April 2016. (Registered 05 May 2016)
As a client of Somerset Capital Management (SCM), I provide services to The Chestnut Fund, an 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 cancellation fee from the Mail on Sunday, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for an unpublished article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 10 December 2015; updated 6 January 2016)
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)
16 March 2016, received £150 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2LR, for an appearance on 'Any Questions'. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 April 2016)
22 March 2016, received £130 from The Tablet Publishing Company, 1 King Street Cloisters, Clifton Walk, London W6 0GY, for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 20 April 2016)
On 29 April 2016, £1,500 from Troy Asset Management Ltd, 33 Davies Street, London W1K 4BP, for a speaking engagement on 19 April 2016. Hours: 2 hrs. This fee was paid direct to a charity of my choice. (Registered 09 May 2016)
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
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated director of Somerset Capital Management Ltd, which is the parent company of Somerset Capital Management (Cayman) Ltd and Somerset Capital Management (Singapore) PTE Ltd. (Registered 07 April 2016)
Unremunerated director of Somerset Capital Management (Singapore) PTE Ltd. (Registered 07 April 2016)
Unremunerated director of Saliston Ltd, which is a shareholder (over 15%) in Somerset Capital Management Ltd. (Registered 20 April 2016)
Unremunerated director of the American Trading Company (Holdings) Ltd (holding company) and the American Trading Company Ltd (property management). (Registered 20 April 2016)
Trustee of the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Oxford Foundation, which supports the Oxford Union Literary and Debating trust and through it the charitable activities of the Oxford Union Society. Those activities include education and support for free speech. (Registered 20 April 2016)
Trustee of the Oxford Literary and Debating Union Trust, which supports the charitable activities of the Oxford Union Society. Those activities include education and support for free speech. (Registered 20 April 2016)
Trustee of the Conservative Agents’ Superannuation Fund. (Registered 20 April 2016)

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