Jacob Rees-Mogg

Former MP, North East Somerset

North East Somerset Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Early Parliamentary General Election 19 Apr 2017

    But does this not demonstrate why the Fixed-term Parliaments Act can never work? No Opposition can sensibly say that they would prefer a Government they oppose to continue in office, rather than having a chance to defeat them. The Act does not therefore fit within our constitution, and it ought to go.
  • Finance (No. 2) Bill 18 Apr 2017

    Does the hon. Gentleman share my concern that the difficulty with doing this through charges is that they come through in a statutory instrument, whereas new taxes go through a much fuller parliamentary procedure, and we should all be concerned about taxes that do not see the full rigour of parliamentary scrutiny?
  • Finance (No. 2) Bill 18 Apr 2017

    It is a great pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Birmingham, Selly Oak (Steve McCabe) and to join in this discussion on the great subject of sugar. While listening to my hon. Friend the Member for Vale of Clwyd (Dr Davies), who told us the extraordinary fact that an average five-year-old eats his own body weight in sugar during the course of a year, I considered my own children. I do...

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Former Conservative MP for North East Somerset

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Jacob Rees-Mogg campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (15 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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 46 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Jacob Rees-Mogg’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.93% 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.
  • 272 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 599 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Partner in Somerset Capital Management LLP, 146 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TR; investment management:
15 April 2016, received £13,752.60. Hours: 35 hrs in April 2016. (Registered 05 May 2016)
15 May 2016, received £13,755.89. Hours: 35 hrs in May 2016. (Registered 06 June 2016)
15 September 2016, received £14,017.61. Hours: 35 hrs in September 2016. (Registered 13 October 2016)
15 June 2016, received £14,004.93. Hours: 35 in June 2016. (Registered 17 November 2016)
15 July 2016, received £14,003.34. Hours: 35 hrs in July 2016. (Registered 17 November 2016)
15 August 2016, received £14,048.34. Hours: 35 hrs in August 2016. (Registered 17 November 2016)
15 October 2016, received £14,004.08. Hours: 35 hrs in October 2016. (Registered 17 November 2016)
15 November 2016, received £14,005.02. Hours: 35 hrs in November 2016. (Registered 06 December 2016)
15 December 2016, received £20,255.38. Hours: 35 hrs in December 2016. (Registered 13 January 2017)
15 January 2017, received £14,009.51. Hours: 35 hrs in January 2017. (Registered 16 February 2017)
15 February 2017, received £14,001.34. Hours: 30 hrs in February 2017. (Registered 09 March 2017)
15 March 2017, received £14,001.74. Hours: 30 hrs in March 2017. (Registered 19 April 2017)
As a client of Somerset Capital Management (SCM), I provide services to The Chestnut Fund, an investment fund. (Registered 27 November 2012)
Payments from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2LR, for appearing on 'Any Questions':
10 January 2017, received £150. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 09 March 2017)
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)
24 December 2016, received £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 24 January 2017)
Payments from the Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0DT:
13 January 2017, received £250 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 14 February 2017)
4 April 2017, received £250 for an article published on the 30 March 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 28 April 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving 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)
Until 24 January 2017, Trustee of the Conservative Agents’ Superannuation Fund. (Registered 24 April 2016; updated 24 January 2017)

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