Jacob Rees Mogg

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British prime minister Theresa May said she believes a broad and deep free trade agreement will be achievable between Britain and the EU. Photograph:  Getty Images

British Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed not to let Brexit “set back” the historic peace secured in Northern Ireland and to work with the EU to av(...)

“I trust the Prime Minister. She has said on so many occasions that she will take us out of the customs union,” Jacob Rees-Mogg said.  

Theresa May has rejected the EU’s draft legal text, asserting that no British prime minister could agree to it. Answering questions in the House of C(...)

John Major speaking about Brexit at Somerset House in London. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Former British prime minister John Major, whose own premiership was marked by Conservative European Union rebellions, has called for MPs to decide on (...)

Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson arrives in Downing Street for a cabinet meeting, in London. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

It took 18 months for “take back control” to become “managed divergence”. Leaks from last Thursday’s cabinet gathering suggest that Britain will propo(...)

Brexit in name only?: the  pro-EU Brexit Facts Bus at Westminster this week. Photograph:  Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty

The British economy slowed down in the final quarter of last year, in stark contrast to that of just about every other country in the world, where gro(...)

“The government at Westminster is utterly, totally, taken up with Brexit. That’s where the really dark shadow is coming from,” says Alastair Campbell,(...)

Downing Street meeting: Theresa May greets Mark Rutte; the Dutch PM said the UK’s EU partners needed greater clarity about what she wanted. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty

Downing Street has insisted that the UK’s withdrawal agreement with the European Union will specify a time limit for a post-Brexit transition, despite(...)

Conservative party member of parliament Jacob Rees-Mogg delivers a petition against the provision of foreign aid to 10 Downing Street in London on Thursday. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Jacob Rees-Mogg was in Downing Street on Thursday to deliver a petition on behalf of Daily Express readers who want to cut the international aid budge(...)

Students take a selfie against a mural including Emmeline Pankhurst (top left) in Manchester to mark the 100th anniversary of the Representation of People Act which allowed women to vote in the UK. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/Getty Images

Theresa May will on Wednesday chair the first of two meetings of her Brexit war cabinet this week amid rising tension between pro-Europeans and hard B(...)

Jacob Rees-Mogg, a backbench MP with the profile of a royal. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

When does Britain’s tolerance of eccentricity cross from generous trait to national Achilles heel? To look at the governing Conservatives, the questi(...)

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