Jacob Rees-Mogg

MP, North East Somerset

North East Somerset Conservative

Jacob Rees-Mogg campaigned to leave the European Union

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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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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Leaving the EU: SMEs 29 Nov 2016

    Does my hon. Friend agree that Brexit is essentially a red herring for SMEs in this context, and that what matters is that the Government create the right conditions for businesses to do business and that the banks are in a sufficiently capitalised position to lend money?
  • Autumn Statement 23 Nov 2016

    May I congratulate the Chancellor on his excellent statement? I draw his attention to page 96 of the OBR report, which sets out the assumptions in relation to Brexit. It seems to me that there are two problems with those assumptions. First, they assume that we will apply tariffs on the same basis as we do inside the European Union, which the Chancellor will know he will be able to remove....
  • Investigatory Powers Bill 15 Nov 2016

    This is an absolutely dreadful amendment and it should be thrown out, rejected and sent back to the House of Lords. It is fundamentally wrong. It seeks to punish those who might be innocent and to fine them for telling the truth and for saying things that people in power do not like. This amendment goes to the heart of our free press, and it should be thrown in the bin. IMPRESS is already an...

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Profile

Conservative MP for North East Somerset

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

Expenses

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: 21 Nov 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Partner in Somerset Capital Management LLP, 146 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TR; investment management:
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)
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)
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 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)
Trustee of the Conservative Agents’ Superannuation Fund. (Registered 20 April 2016)

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