Sir Jacob Rees-Mogg

The Rt Hon Sir Jacob Rees-Mogg is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Conservative MP for North East Somerset, and left the Commons on 30 May 2024.

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

  • Role, work or services: Writing articles
    Payer: Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT
    • Payment: £1,000 for an article.
      Received on: 11 July 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs.
      (Registered 12 July 2023)
  • Role, work or services: Presenting a TV programme
    Payer: GB News, 2 Swan Lane, London EC4R 3TT
    • Payment: £29,290.47
      Received on: 27 April 2023. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation.
      (Registered 4 May 2023)
    • Payment: £29,290.47
      Received on: 25 May 2023. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation.
      (Registered 30 May 2023)
    • Payment: £29,290.47
      Received on: 29 June 2023. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation.
      (Registered 7 July 2023)
    • Payment: £29,166.67
      Received on: 27 July 2023. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation.
      (Registered 31 July 2023)
    • Payment: £29,166.67
      Received on: 31 August 2023. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation and some paid holiday.
      (Registered 6 September 2023)
    • Payment: £29,166.67
      Received on: 28 September 2023. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation.
      (Registered 5 October 2023)
    • Payment: £29,166.67 for presenting a television programme.
      Received on: 26 October 2023. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation.
      (Registered 31 October 2023)
    • Payment: £29,166.67
      Received on: 30 November 2023. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation.
      (Registered 30 November 2023)
    • Payment: £29,166.67
      Received on: 21 December 2023. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation.
      (Registered 10 January 2024)
    • Payment: £29,166.67
      Received on: 25 January 2024. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation.
      (Registered 5 February 2024)
    • Payment: £29,166.67
      Received on: 29 February 2024. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation.
      (Registered 8 March 2024)
    • Payment: £29,166.67
      Received on: 28 March 2024. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation.
      (Registered 9 April 2024)
    • Payment: £29,166.67
      Received on: 25 April 2024. Hours: 40 hrs including preparation.
      (Registered 7 May 2024)
  • Role, work or services: Writing articles
    Payer: Associated Newspapers, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London W8 5TT
    • Payment: £850 for an article.
      Received on: 29 June 2023. Hours: 1 hr.
      (Registered 7 July 2023)
    • Payment: £500 for an article.
      Received on: 3 August 2023. Hours: 1 hr.
      (Registered 7 August 2023)
  • Role, work or services: Participating in a debate
    Payer: Munk Debates, An Aurea Foundation Initiative, 23 Empire Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4M 2L3
    • Payment expected: £30,000 for participating in a debate on 3 November 2023.
      Completed or provided on: 3 November 2023. Hours: 4 hrs.
      Additional information: Business class travel from London, two nights' hotel accommodation and airport transfers in Canada were also provided by the payer.
      (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)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: J C Bamford Excavators Ltd
    Address of donor: Denstone Road, Rocester ST14 5JP
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Helicopter flights to and from JCB (value provided is my share), value £1,326.96
    Date received: 18 April 2024
    Date accepted: 18 April 2024
    Donor status: company, registration 00561597
    (Registered 8 May 2024)

6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year

  • Type of land/property: Land, other (land and related farm buildings in Somerset)
    Location: Somerset
    Rental income: Yes
    (Updated 20 October 2021)
  • Type of land/property: Residential property (property)
    Number of properties: 1
    Location: London
    Rental income: Yes

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

  • Name of company or organisation: Saliston
    Nature of business: Holding company
    (Registered 31 May 2010; updated 1 March 2023)

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

  • Name of company or organisation: Somerset Capital Management LLP
    Nature of business: Investment management
    Interest held: from 1 April 2021
    (Registered 28 April 2021)

8. Miscellaneous

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Partner in Somerset Capital Management LLP, 146 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TR; investment management. Unpaid since July 2019.
    (Registered 28 April 2021)
  • Unremunerated director of Saliston, which is a shareholder (over 15%) in Somerset Capital Management Ltd.
    Date interest arose: 1 January 2023
    (Registered 30 January 2023; updated 1 March 2023)