10 Facts About Jacob Rees-Mogg

1. In 2005, Jacob Rees-Mogg added a 1936 3.5 Litre Bentley to his collection alongside a Lexus for everyday use.

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2. In July 2017, Jacob Rees-Mogg said: "I've made no pretence to be a modern man at all, ever".

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3. In 2006, Jacob Rees-Mogg became engaged to Helena Anne Beatrix Wentworth Fitzwilliam de Chair, a writer for a trade magazine and the only child of Somerset de Chair and his fourth wife Lady Juliet Tadgell.

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4. In October 2017, Jacob Rees-Mogg presented talk radio station LBC's morning show for a day, where he discussed Brexit, foreign policy and the T-charge with callers, including Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable.

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5. In 2013, Jacob Rees-Mogg said that on the issue of same-sex marriage, he took his "whip from the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church rather than the [Conservative] Whip's Office".

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6. In November 2017, Jacob Rees-Mogg met Trump's former White House Chief Strategist and Breitbart News' executive chairman Steve Bannon to discuss how right-wing movements can succeed in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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7. In December 2014, Jacob Rees-Mogg was reported to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority for speaking in debates on tobacco, mining, and oil and gas without first verbally declaring he is founding partner and director of Somerset Capital, which manages multimillion-pound investments in these sectors.

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8. At that election, Jacob Rees-Mogg became the new Member of Parliament for the new North East Somerset constituency with a majority of 4,914 votes.

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9. In 2006, Jacob Rees-Mogg criticised efforts by then-Leader of the Conservative Party David Cameron to increase the representation of ethnic minorities on the party candidate list, arguing that fulfilling quotas can often "make it harder for the intellectually able" and that "Ninety-five per cent of this country is White.

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10. In 2007, Jacob Rees-Mogg left the company with a number of colleagues to set up their own fund management firm, Somerset Capital Management, with the aid of hedge fund manager Crispin Odey.

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