Jacob Rees-Mogg

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Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg (born 24 May 1969) is a British Conservative backbench politician. He has been a Member of Parliament since 2010. Previously he worked in banking in the City of London and Hong Kong, and is a director of Somerset Capital Management, a hedge fund management company. He was educated at Eton and Oxford.





  • Basically I want people to be able to get on with their lives without the government bossing them about. I’m all in favour of nannies but not the nanny state.


  • Once we have left and we have control, there is a political argument about what levels of immigration we should have... that is really going to be a challenge and an issue for the competence of the Home Office. It is not so much a question of Brexit. It is Brexit which makes it possible, it is then administrative efficiency that will make it happen.



  • My suspicion is that any delay to Brexit is a plot to stop Brexit. This would be the most grievous error that politicians could commit.



Quotes about Rees-Mogg[edit]

  • His manners are perfumed, but his opinions are poison. Rees-Mogg is quite simply an unfailing, unbending, unrelenting reactionary.

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