Jacob Rees-Mogg

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Jacob Rees-Mogg

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Leader of the House of Commons
Assumed office
24 July 2019
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byMel Stride
Member of Parliament
for North East Somerset
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded byConstituency created
Majority10,235 (18.9%)
Personal details
Born
Jacob William Rees-Mogg

(1969-05-24) 24 May 1969 (age 50)
Hammersmith, London, England
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)
Helena de Chair (m. 2007)
Children6
RelativesWilliam Rees-Mogg (father)
Annunziata Glanville (née Rees-Mogg; sister)
Lady Juliet Tadgell (mother-in-law)
EducationEton College
Alma materTrinity College, Oxford

Jacob William Rees-Mogg (born 24 May 1969) is a British politician. He has been Leader of the House of Commons and Lord President of the Council since 24 July 2019. He is a Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Somerset since 2010. He is a member of the Conservative Party. He has been seen as socially conservative.[1][2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Elliot, Francis (3 July 2018). "Jacob Rees-Mogg 'seeks PR firms to bolster Tory leadership hopes'". The Times.
  2. Fletcher, Martin (20 February 2018). "The polite extremist: Jacob Rees-Mogg's seemingly unstoppable rise". The New Statesman.
  3. Segalov, Michael (20 July 2017). "Why Jacob Rees-Mogg for Tory leader is no laughing matter – Michael Segalov". The Guardian.