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Jacob Rees-Mogg

Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons

Conservative MP for North East Somerset

@Jacob_Rees_Mogg https://facebook.com/JacobReesMogg

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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 voted against investigations into the Iraq war, 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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Jacob Rees-Mogg’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jacob Rees-Mogg’s full vote analysis page for more.

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Recent appearances

  • Valedictory Debate 5 Nov 2019

    It is very humbling to close this debate. I have worked out that there is over 540 years of experience in the Members who are standing down and if you place that end to end, I think that gets us back to the middle of the reign of the first Queen Elizabeth. It is an extraordinary degree of experience and political contribution. Mr Speaker, this is my first opportunity to congratulate you as...
  • Written Answers — Leader of the House: Members: Juries 5 Nov 2019

    The way in which individual Members of Parliament fulfill their responsibilities in Parliament is a matter for them, rather than the Government. There are established party processes in place for when a member is absent, such as pairing.
  • Tributes to the Speaker 31 Oct 2019

    Mr Speaker, I think this has changed from a statement into a succession of speeches, and it would be tiresome for the House if I popped up every other moment.

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Profile

Conservative MP for North East Somerset

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

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Expenses

Topics of interest

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

  • Home Department
  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Justice
  • EU Justice and Home Affairs
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Arrest Warrants
  • Schengen Agreement: ICT
  • Organised Crime: EU Law

Currently held offices

  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (since 24 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (24 Jul 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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)

Numerology

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Partner in Somerset Capital Management LLP, 146 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TR; investment management:
15 November 2018, received £15,028.30. Hours: 30 hrs in November 2018. (Registered 11 December 2018)
15 December 2018, received £21,735.49. Hours: 30 hrs in December 2018. (Registered 07 January 2019)
15 October 2018, received £15,027.97. Hours: 30 hrs in October 2018. (Registered 15 January 2019)
15 January 2019, received £15,043.46. Hours: 30 hrs work in January 2019. (Registered 14 February 2019)
15 February 2019, received £15,031.52. Hours: 30 hrs during February 2019. (Registered 07 March 2019)
15 March 2019, received £15,030.73. Hours: 30 hrs in March 2019. (Registered 04 April 2019)
15 April 2019, received £15,453.91. Hours: 30 hrs in April 2019. (Registered 07 May 2019)
14 May 2019, received £15,448.92. Hours: 30 hrs in May 2019. (Registered 03 June 2019)
17 June 2019, received £15,450.07. Hours: 25 hrs in June 2019. (Registered 03 July 2019)
15 July 2019, received £15,469.91. Hours: 20 hrs in July 2019. (Registered 12 August 2019)
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 Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT, for articles:
30 November 2018, received £620. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 December 2018)
25 January 2019, received £250. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 14 February 2019)
5 April 2019, received £270. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 29 April 2019)
17 May 2019, received £350. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 22 May 2019)
3 June 2019, received £250. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 June 2019)
26 July 2019, received £520. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 06 August 2019)
Payments from LBC Radio Ltd (Global Radio), 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA:
3 December 2018, received £1,600 being a cover presenter. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 11 December 2018)
24 May 2019, received £9,600 for being a cover presenter. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 24 May 2019)
Payments from the BBC, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA:
20 February 2019, received £200 for appearing on Any Questions. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 07 March 2019)
Payments from News UK and Ireland Ltd, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
20 February 2019, received £500 for an article for the Sun on Sunday. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 15 March 2019)
30 May 2019, received £500 for an article for the Sun. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 03 June 2019)
17 July 2019, received £500 for an article for the Sun on Sunday. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 23 July 2019)
14 March 2019, received twelve bottles of champagne with a total value of £323.52, from Global and Media and Entertainment Ltd, 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA, for a speech at a dinner on 6 February 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 02 April 2019)
Payments received via Peters Fraser & Dunlop Ltd, 55 New Oxford Street, London WC1A 1BS:
11 April 2019, received £10,000 from the Rhone Group, 40 Bruton Street, London W1J 6QZ, as an advance for a speaking engagement on 6 June 2019. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 18 April 2019)
11 April 2019, received £12,500 from Virgin Books Ltd, Random House Group, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, for writing a book. Hours: estimated at 300 hrs since 2017. (Registered 18 April 2019)
24 May 2019, received £10,000 from Virgin Books Ltd, Random House Group, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, on publication of my book. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 03 June 2019)
10 June 2019, received £10,000 from the Rhone Group, 40 Bruton Street, London W1J 6QZ, for a speaking engagement on 6 June 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. In addition, as a memento, I received a Churchill plate with a value of £250, plus travel and accommodation. (Registered 14 June 2019; updated 26 June 2019)
10 June 2019, received £3,500 from Virgin Books Ltd, Random House Group, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, for the audio recording of my book. Hours: 22 hrs. (Registered 14 June 2019)
2 July 2019, received £10,000 from Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP, 65 St Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8AB, via Chartwell Valley Speakers, 14 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8HN, for speaking at an event on 27 June 2019. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: North Antrim DUP Association
Address of donor: 9-11 Church Street, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, BT43 6DD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: services of a driver during a visit to Northern Ireland to speak at an event at the Tullyglass House Hotel, value £420

Date received: 31 January 2019

Date accepted: 31 January 2019

Donor status: political party

(Registered 26 March 2019)
Name of donor: North Antrim DUP Association
Address of donor: 9-11 Church Street, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, BT43 6DD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £107.99 to reimburse the costs of a flight to Belfast on 31 January 2019 to speak at an event at the Tullyglass House Hotel.

Date received: 4 March 2019

Date accepted: 4 March 2019

Donor status: political party

(Registered 26 March 2019)
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
Until 25 July 2019, 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; updated 05 November 2019)
Until 25 July 2019, unremunerated director of Somerset Capital Management (Singapore) PTE Ltd. (Registered 07 April 2016; updated 05 November 2019)
Until 25 July 2019, unremunerated director of Saliston Ltd, which is a shareholder (over 15%) in Somerset Capital Management Ltd. (Registered 20 April 2016; updated 05 November 2019)
Until 31 July 2019, unremunerated director of the American Trading Company (Holdings) Ltd (holding company) and the American Trading Company Ltd (property management). (Registered 20 April 2016; updated 05 November 2019)
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)
From July 2018, an unpaid director of Carlton Park Trustees 1 Ltd. (Registered 31 October 2018)
From July 2018, an unpaid director of Carlton Park Trustees 2 Ltd. (Registered 31 October 2018)
From July 2018, an unpaid director of Carlton Park Trustees 3 Ltd. (Registered 31 October 2018)
From July 2018, an unpaid director of Carlton Park Trustees 4 Ltd. (Registered 31 October 2018)

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