Jacob Rees Mogg

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Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson departs the cabinet office in London on Tuesday. Photograph: EPA

Conservative MPs are orchestrating against a potential leadership campaign by Boris Johnson, with several talking of resigning the whip if he were to (...)

UK prime minister Theresa May speaking to the house after losing a  second meaningful vote on her deal

There was said to be disbelief in many European capitals this week as UK prime minister Theresa May was comprehensively defeated in another key vote i(...)

British prime minister Theresa May does have a chance of persuading the 10 DUP MPs to change their minds through actions taken in London rather than on the continent. Photograph: Reuters/Henry Nicholls

MPs on Thursday will face a clear choice: pass Theresa May’s Brexit deal by next Wednesday or face a lengthy extension of the article 50 deadline. D(...)

Channel 4 asked Brexiteer Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg if  calculations that Somerset has set aside £7 million for him since the Brexit vote  were correct. He declined to answer. Photograph: AFP/PRU

Brexiteer Tory MP and proud wearer of top hats Jacob Rees-Mogg, featured in Monday night’s Channel 4 documentary, The Brexit Millionaires, in which he(...)

British prime minister Theresa May and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker are pictured during a  news conference in Strasbourg on Monday. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters.

British prime minister Theresa May says she has secured “legally binding changes” to the Brexit withdrawal agreement and the Northern Ireland backstop(...)

British Labour’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell has  said it would be common practice to see MPs whipped to support party policy, but said he understood the difficulties such a decision could pose for MPs in pro-Leave constituencies. File photograph: Getty Images

Britain’s Labour party will whip its MPs to back a second Brexit referendum rather than offer a free vote, its shadow chancellor John McDonnell, has s(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney is loathed by the Brexiteers because his facts don’t fit their narrative. Photograph: Reuters

It’s possible to feel sorry for central bankers. That’s a sentence I never thought I would write. Even if sympathy or empathy are not normal feelings (...)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: now says  he could vote for the prime minister’s deal even if the Northern Ireland backstop was not replaced.  Photograph: Ho Pru/AFP/Getty (

Few at Westminster were expecting MPs to vote on Yvette Cooper’s amendment confirming Theresa May’s commitment to give them a vote on delaying Brexit (...)

British prime minister Theresa May said she would bring her deal back to the House of Commons for a “meaningful vote” by March 12th. Photograph: Getty Images

Theresa May has promised MPs that if they reject her Brexit deal next month, they will be able to vote to delay Brexit rather than leave the European (...)

How much risk are the no-dealers willing to bear? On a personal level, none at all. Jacob Rees-Mogg has moved hedge funds to Dublin and advises his clients on how to “Brexit-proof” their investments. Nigel Farage admitted  that his two children and his wife have German passports and will remain entitled to  EU citizenship. Photograph: Getty Images

What it comes down to, 31 days before March 29th, is risk. We are entering the high altitudes of history-making, the exposed zones where everyone has (...)

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