Rees-Mogg argues the ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy was a product of Home Office failure. And: why “the transition deal is a bad deal” and a mistake.
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Rees-Mogg argues the “completely idiotic” customs partnership idea “should be knocked on the head”; that the ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy was a product of Home Office failure; and “the transition deal is a bad deal”.
At each turn to date, they have decided that the best shouldn’t be the enemy of the good. Which suggests that they won’t vote against any heads of agreement – however imperfect.
The Moggcast. On Catholicism. “I’ve never had any doubts. I know that’s an unusual thing to say…I try to say the Rosary every day.”
Easter approaches. And here is Rees-Mogg on suffering, abortion, the Tridentine Mass, faith and politics…and why Brexiteer MPs won’t roll over on a final EU deal.
In this Easter special, Jacob discusses religion and its place in public life. Plus, should be we satisfied with the latest Brexit agreement?
The Moggcast. “Russia is a rogue state”, and we should use “a Magnitsky-style law” to “target people close to the Kremlin”
Why he believes Brexit will make life harder for Putin. Plus: Can Hammond hold course in today’s Spring Statement? And how does faith fit into public life?
“Russia is a rogue state”, and using “a Magnitsky-style law” to “target people close to the Kremlin” should be the start of Britain’s response to the Salisbury attack. Plus, can Hammond hold the fiscal course in the Spring Statement? And is there a place for faith in politics?
The Moggcast. Should May make a Customs Union vote a confidence vote? Rees-Mogg says no: “I don’t think it works”.
Why Corbyn’s new policy would open the door to TTIP. And: Leaving EU migrants with settled status until transition ends would be “a major problem”.
“Should customs union be a vote of confidence? It doesn’t work like that anymore.” Jacob Rees-Mogg notes that Corbyn “now quite likes being a vassal”, and Labour’s new policy threatens the NHS. Plus: why pro-EU Tory rebels should not lose the Whip.
The Moggcast. CCHQ’s attempts to rule the Party by “imperial fiat” – and how they attempted to block Rees-Mogg’s candidacy
He replies to Soubry’s call to expel him, argues aid should be “investment rather than expenditure”, and reveals what it’s like to face “poser” masked thugs.
Jacob Rees-Mogg on CCHQ’s attempt to rule Tory members by “imperial fiat”, Soubry’s call to sling him out of the Conservative Party, and what it’s like to face “poser” masked thugs.
Universities. The Conservatives will be “stepping up our speaker programme”. Here are some suggestions.
Boles isn’t as well known as the star of our Moggcast, but he is well-briefed, independent-minded and can make waves.
The Moggcast. Episode Two. Johnson is “an amazingly charismatic figure. He’s a leader. And that is so impressive about him.”
The Chancellor is opposing Government policy, he laments – before calling for more defence spending, and praising “wonderful, forthright, gutsy” Claire Perry.
Jacob Rees-Mogg discusses the “problem” of “semi-detached” Hammond, Brexit end goals, defence spending, leadership, and swivel-eyes.
WATCH: “He’s one of the most arresting and distinctive figures in the Tory landscape” – Goodman and Soubry on Rees-Mogg
Will the Broxtowe MP be tuning in to the Moggcast?