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Jacob Rees-Mogg’s List Of Brexit Benefits Includes A Discount On Fish Fingers

Rees-Mogg told LBC that leaving the EU meant we could get a discount on fish fingersJacob Rees-Mogg started listing some of the benefits the UK will soon enjoy due to Brexit, only to get brutally smacked down by a journalist.LBC’s Rachael Venables pressed the Brexit opportunities and government efficiency minister over what differences Brits might appreciate in their day-to-day lives outside of the EU, as the cost of living crisis […]

today24 June 2022

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Jacob Rees-Mogg Now Says PM Needs To Win By Just One Vote Tonight

Jacob Rees-Mogg said "one vote" was enough to secure Johnson's future as PMJacob Rees-Mogg has admitted to changing his mind on what he considers to be a “successful” confidence vote ahead of the secret ballot on Boris Johnson’s leadership this evening.The prime minister’s time in No.10 is hanging in the balance today, after 54 Tory MPs handed in letters of no confidence to senior backbencher Sir Graham Brady.More than half of […]

today6 June 2022 2

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Cabinet Ministers Rally Behind Boris Johnson Amid Leadership Threat

Rees-Mogg, Johnson and PatelCabinet ministers have rallied behind Boris Johnson this morning amid fears he will soon face a confidence vote. Priti Patel, Jacob Rees-Mogg and Nadine Dorries have all staged public interventions to gather support behind the prime minister.Other allies have accused the MPs trying to topple Johnson of being “self-indulgent, narcissistic and contemptuous”.It comes after more than 40 Tory MPs publicly questioned Johnson’s position and dozens admitted submitting letters […]

today2 June 2022

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BBC Question Time Audience Member Hits Out At Rees-Mogg’s ‘Smarmy’ WFH Note

Jacob Rees-Mogg has faced fierce criticism for spearheading the “ideological” drive to get people back to offices on BBC Question Time.The government is pushing for a “rapid return” of officials to their Whitehall desks after working from home became the norm during the pandemic.Boris Johnson widened the call last week as he urged businesses to help boost the economy by doing the same as Covid-19 eases –  referring to the temptation of cheese as […]

today20 May 2022

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Keir Starmer Says Jacob Rees-Mogg Acting Like An ‘Overgrown Prefect’ During PMQs

Keir Starmer took a swipe at Rees-Mogg in PMQs on WednesdayKeir Starmer took aim at Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday as he compared the government efficiency minister to an “overgrown prefect”.The leader of the opposition was hitting out at the Tories after they voted Labour’s motion for a windfall tax on oil and gas companies on Tuesday evening, when he unexpectedly targeted Rees-Mogg.Unpacking the large list of people who are in […]

today18 May 2022

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Boris Johnson Alludes To His Cheese Habit To Justify Working From Home Crackdown

Boris Johnson drinks from a cup as he talks to local business people after a regional cabinet meeting at Middleport Pottery in Stoke on Trent on Thursday.Boris Johnson has referred to the temptation of cheese as he suggested working from home does not work.The prime minister is pushing for a “rapid return” of officials to their Whitehall desks after working from home became the norm during the pandemic. He widened the […]

today13 May 2022

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Tory MP Accuses No.10 Of ‘Spewing Out’ Sensationalist Headlines Over Civil Service Cuts

Prime Minister Boris Johnson flanked by Britain's Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service Simon Case.A Tory MP has accused No.10 of “spewing out” sensationalist headlines, after Boris Johnson demanded cuts of up to 91,000 civil service jobs.Tobias Ellwood, a critic of Johnson, slammed the proposed cuts, saying it was “not about numbers” but about the “engine” driving policy.  He quipped that he was starting to think Downing Street had […]

today13 May 2022

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Jacob Rees-Mogg Clashes With Naga Munchetty Over Partygate ‘Non-Story’

Naga Munchetty clashed with Jacob Rees-MoggJacob Rees-Mogg clashed with the BBC’s Naga Munchetty after she asked him about more than 100 fines being issued to Downing Street staff over partygate.The cabinet minister insisted it was a “non-story” and that the public had now moved on from the scandal of lockdown-breaking parties in Number 10 and Whitehall.He also took aim at the BBC, who he said had “loved” covering the story.The […]

today13 May 2022 1

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Jacob Rees-Mogg Defends Boris Johnson’s Plan To Cull 91,000 Civil Service Jobs

Jacob Rees-Mogg arrives for a regional cabinet meeting at Middleport Pottery in Stoke on Trent. Jacob Rees-Mogg has defended Boris Johnson’s plans to slash the number of civil servants by 91,000.The government efficiency minister said the government wanted to bring the Whitehall headcount back to where it was in 2016.He said the extra staff were brought in to help deal with the pandemic and the “aftermath of Brexit”.Rees-Mogg told Sky News: […]

today13 May 2022