Jacob Rees-Mogg

MP, North East Somerset

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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 investigations 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

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

Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Implementing the withdrawal agreement 13 Dec 2017

    My right hon. Friend’s speech was absolutely brilliant. He got to the heart of all these matters, and indeed he provided a solution, which is that there should be such a good-spirited compromise that places some faith in the Government, as it is reasonable for Members of Parliament to do. We should recognise that it is better to have a clear response on Report that covers the whole...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Implementing the withdrawal agreement 13 Dec 2017

    I am grateful to my right hon. Friend, but the Government have already said that we will have a chance to vote on the withdrawal agreement before the European Parliament.
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Implementing the withdrawal agreement 13 Dec 2017

    Well, that vote must by its nature be meaningful. As we know, it is very easy to have a meaningful vote: we just table an Humble Address, and then it is binding on Her Majesty’s Government, as is quite clear from all previous parliamentary and constitutional procedure. We can engineer a meaningful vote even if the Government are trying to be a bit slippery, which I happen to doubt very...

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Conservative MP for North East Somerset

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Home Department
  • Home Office
  • Justice
  • HM Treasury
  • Treasury
  • EU Justice and Home Affairs
  • Arrest Warrants
  • Schengen Agreement: ICT
  • Organised Crime: EU Law
  • Extradition

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (since 11 Sep 2017)

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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Dec 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Partner in Somerset Capital Management LLP, 146 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TR; investment management:
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)
15 April 2017, received £14,002.81. Hours: 30 hrs in April 2017. (Registered 09 June 2017)
15 May 2017, received £14,502.79. Hours: 30 hrs in May 2017. (Registered 28 June 2017)
15 June 2017, received £14,502.69. Hours: 30 hrs in June 2017. (Registered 28 June 2017)
15 July 2017, received £14,502.59. Hours: 30 hrs in July 2017. (Registered 21 August 2017)
15 August 2017, received £14,502.92. Hours: 30 hrs in August 2017. (Registered 19 September 2017)
15 September 2017, received £14,503.51. Hours: 30 hrs in September 2017. (Registered 04 October 2017)
15 October 2017, received £12,505.83. Hours: 30 hrs in October 2017. (Registered 16 November 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)
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)
16 June 2017, received £270 for an article published on the 11 June 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 28 June 2017)
14 August 2017, received £350 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 30 August 2017)
19 July 2017, received a credit of £212.50 to spend at the Boisdale, 15 Eccleston Street, London SW1W 9LX, in return for writing an article for Boisdale Life on 10 February 2017. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 August 2017)
14 September 2017, received £1,640 from the Orion Publishing Group, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DZ, for writing an introduction to a book. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 19 October 2017)
21 September 2017, received £800 from the Daily Mail, Associated Newspapers Ltd, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT, for writing an article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 October 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Mr Robin C Odey
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 June 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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