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 an investigation into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • 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.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • DVLA and Private Car Parking Companies — [Ms Nadine Dorries in the Chair] 21 Mar 2017

    These codes of practice are marvellous, but the problem that has been established in this debate is that they are not followed, and the DVLA is complicit in that.
  • DVLA and Private Car Parking Companies — [Ms Nadine Dorries in the Chair] 21 Mar 2017

    May I say what a pleasure it is to serve under your chairmanship in this important debate, Ms Dorries? I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Torbay (Kevin Foster) for bringing it forward, because many of our constituents have complained about what is going on in the parking field. I also thank the Minister and his predecessor for their many courteous replies to the letters that I have...
  • DVLA and Private Car Parking Companies — [Ms Nadine Dorries in the Chair] 21 Mar 2017

    My hon. Friend makes an extremely good point. We want fairness in the process. We must understand that the DVLA has the information in the first place as a legal requirement so that the police may know to whom cars belong. That is why, by law, we are obliged to register our cars. We are not obliged to register them for the benefit of a subsequent private contract, which is a subsequent...

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Conservative MP for North East Somerset

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

Expenses

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

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: 20 Mar 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Partner in Somerset Capital Management LLP, 146 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TR; investment management:
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)
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)
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':
16 March 2016, received £150. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 April 2016)
10 January 2017, received £150. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 09 March 2017)
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)
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)
13 January 2017, received £250 from the Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0DT, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 14 February 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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