Sir Jacob Rees-Mogg

The Rt Hon Sir Jacob Rees-Mogg is the Conservative MP for North East Somerset, and has been an MP continually since 6 May 2010.

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

1. Employment and earnings

  • Payments from Associated Newspapers, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London W8 5TT:
    • 21 February 2023, received £1,000 for an article. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 2 March 2023)
    • 29 June 2023, received £850 for an article. Hours: 1 hrs. (Registered 7 July 2023)
    • 3 August 2023, received £500 for an article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 7 August 2023)
  • Payments from the Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
    • 4 April 2023, received £500 for an article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 April 2023)
    • 11 July 2023, received £1,000 for an article. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 July 2023)
  • Payments from GB News, 2 Swan Lane, London EC4R 3TT, for presenting a TV programme:
    • 30 March 2023, received £32,083.34. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation. (Registered 25 April 2023)
    • 27 April 2023, received £29,290.47. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation. (Registered 4 May 2023)
    • 25 May 2023, received £29,290.47. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation. (Registered 30 May 2023)
    • 29 June 2023, received £29,290.47. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation. (Registered 7 July 2023)
    • 27 July 2023, received £29,166.67. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation. (Registered 31 July 2023)
    • 31 August 2023, received £29,166.67. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation and some paid holiday. (Registered 6 September 2023)
    • 28 September, 2023, received £29,166.67. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation. (Registered 5 October 2023)
    • 26 October 2023, received £29,166.67 for presenting a television programme. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation. (Registered 31 October 2023)
    • 30 November 2023, received £29,166.67. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation. (Registered 30 November 2023)
    • 21 December 2023, received £29,166.67. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation. (Registered 10 January 2024)
    • 25 January, 2024, received £29,166.67. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation. (Registered 5 February 2024)
  • 25 April 2023, received £750 from News UK & Ireland Limited, P.O. Box 151, Peterborough PE7 8YT, for an article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 April 2023)
  • Payment of £30,000 expected from Munk Debates, An Aurea Foundation Initiative, 23 Empire Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4M 2L3, for participating in a debate on 3 November 2023. Business class travel from London, two nights' hotel accommodation and airport transfers in Canada were also provided by the payer. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 30 November 2023)

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

  • Name of donor: Jonathan Patrick Moynihan
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to the North East Somerset Conservative Association
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 13 November 2023)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

  • Residential property, land and related farm buildings in Somerset: (i) and (ii). (Updated 20 October 2021)
  • Residential property in London: (i) and (ii).

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

  • Saliston; holding company. (Registered 31 May 2010; updated 01 March 2023)

7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000

  • From 1 April 2021, Somerset Capital Management LLP; investment management. (Registered 28 April 2021)

8. Miscellaneous

  • Trustee of the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Oxford Foundation, which supports the Oxford Union Literary and Debating trust and through it the charitable activities of the Oxford Union Society. Those activities include education and support for free speech. (Registered 20 April 2016)
  • Trustee of the Oxford Literary and Debating Union Trust, which supports the charitable activities of the Oxford Union Society. Those activities include education and support for free speech. (Registered 20 April 2016)
  • Partner in Somerset Capital Management LLP, 146 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TR; investment management. Unpaid since July 2019. (Registered 28 April 2021)
  • From 1 January 2023, unremunerated director of Saliston, which is a shareholder (over 15%) in Somerset Capital Management Ltd. (Registered 30 January 2023; updated 01 March 2023)