Jacob Rees-Mogg is “very concerned” delaying Brexit would allow “Tommy Robinson to win the European elections”. “I don’t think a new Farage Party will be where the votes go.” Plus: his view on May and Corbyn’s letters, and Tusk’s “confused” theology.
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He talks Brady, Norway, prorogation, and postponing Article 50, and explains why the ERG is “not a fourth party”. Plus: does the Queen listen to the Moggcast?
“The backstop has to go” – Jacob Rees-Mogg lays out his red lines on amendments to the Brexit deal. He explains why the ERG is “not a fourth party”, all voting the same way. Plus: does the Queen listen to the Moggcast?
The Moggcast. “Most of the poison is in the backstop.” Were it removed, Rees-Mogg might support May’s plan.
But though such a change might win his support, would it persuade his colleagues? Plus: he believes Bercow made “an honest error” last week.
“Most of the poison in the Deal is in the backstop.” The change that might win his support. Plus: why Bercow made “an honest error” but “I don’t think the Speaker is biased.”
The Moggcast. Why British “fair play” could lead the Queen to send for Corbyn if the Government loses a confidence vote.
“I’m not interested in being an irreconcilable…the leadership question is settled.” Rees-Mogg accepts defeat – but reserves the right to differ over policy.
“I will support the Prime Minister…personally, though not every element of the policy.” Why Rees-Mogg will back the Government in a confidence vote. But if they lose, he expects British fair play would lead the Queen to send for Corbyn.
The Moggcast. Beware “ridiculously inflated” rebellion predictions – the vote on the deal “will be a close result”.
Rees-Mogg discusses Carney’s “improper” rule at the Bank of England. Plus: his surprise at becoming the subject of an Ashcroft biography.
Beware “ridiculously inflated” rebellion predictions, Jacob Rees-Mogg warns – the deal vote “will be close”. His thoughts on Carney’s “improper” rule at the Bank of England. Plus: becoming the subject of a book.
“Tory MPs need to think…do they want Theresa May leading us into the next election?”. Plus: what she could have done to prevent him writing his letter.
“Tory MPs need to think…do they want Theresa May leading us into the next election?” Rees-Mogg admits: “I don’t know if we will get the 48 letters this week or next week.” Plus: what May could have done to prevent him writing a letter.
The Moggcast. “We should be prepared to leave with No Deal rather than sacrifice Northern Ireland to Dublin and Brussels”
“There won’t be a Government to push it through it they betray the province.” Plus: Crouch was right to resign over FOBTs.
“There won’t be a Government to push a deal through if they betray Northern Ireland,” Rees-Mogg warns. Plus: Crouch was right to resign over FOBTs, which exploit “some of the poorest people in society.”
“I’m against an extension to transition”, Rees-Mogg confirms. Plus: How many letters does he think Brady holds? And could there be a second referendum?
“You’ve got to be careful of how permanent ‘temporary’ can become,” Rees-Mogg cautions in answer to theoretical Brexit half-way houses. Plus: How many letters does he think Brady holds? And could there be a second referendum?