Tory toff Jacob Rees Mogg has been in talks with the treasurer of UKIP — plotting to block government policy using the courts. The Telegraph reports that millionaire Stuart Wheeler met with the Somerset MP in the Commons over plans to bring a judicial review against the implementation of the European Arrest Warrant. Rees Mogg has already […]

Comedy Tory Jacob Rees-Mogg is keen to take credit for the defeat of housing estate planning applications threatening to blight two villages in his constituency: “This is a great success for local people who campaigned tirelessly against the proposals to develop on greenbelt land. I wrote to the Secretary of State on behalf of these constituents, urging him to […]

Tory toff Jacob Rees-Mogg is earning his political keep with the citizens of Saltford, on whose behalf the Somerset MP lobbied Eric Pickles to kill off proposals to build 99 homes on green belt land. With approval from a government inspector, the scheme was set to go ahead until until the decision was ‘called in’ by […]

With Tory spinners attempting an ambitious rebrand as “the Workers’ party”, the voter-repelling mad-old-granny-in-the-attic of Tory MPs — Jacob Rees-Mogg — would surely be pretty low on the list candidates to front the initiative. But ‘The Mogg’ appears determined to sabotage the PR drive — by travelling to the post-industrial north with a Channel 4 News camera crew […]

Defending the coalition’s controversial bedroom tax this afternoon, North East Somerset MP Jacob Rees-Mogg found himself arguing that council tenants should sub-let their spare rooms: Jacob Rees Mogg explains that the “bedroom tax” will make people better off because it encourages them to get a lodger into the spare room — Jonathan Walker (@jonwalker121) February […]

Humourless Tory toff Jacob Rees-Mogg is attempting to close down a spoof Twitter account set up in his name. Although the Somerset MP claimed he was initially “quite relaxed” about the account, he changed his mind after a report based on the following tweet was posted on the Daily Telegraph website. The Telegraph later updated […]

The Mail on Sunday this weekend reported the story of the Conservatives’ deselection of a female candidate following a controversial interview conducted when she was eight months pregnant. The row prompted a scathing letter to Tory top brass from her furious brother, Somerset MP Jacob Rees-Mogg. Political Scrapbook has obtained a full copy of this […]

Tory toff Jacob Rees-Mogg told viewers of Politics Show South West this weekend that a teacher or lollipop lady would be “bonkers” to vote for him: Sadly, we witnessed not a moment of honesty but a slip-up from the North East Somerset MP. Despite David Garmston generously offering Rees-Mogg the opportunity to correct himself, however, he […]