Jacob Rees-Mogg

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Jacob Rees-Mogg is using his pious image to con us | David Mitchell
The MP’s posh, privileged persona has been a good cover for an untrustworthy, self-serving character

David Mitchell

05, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Jacob Rees-Mogg faces Commons inquiry over undeclared £6m loans
Standards commissioner launches investigation after complaint from Labour against Tory frontbencher

Peter Walker Political correspondent

01, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Lloyd George defined ‘profiteer’ more than a century ago. It may be time to revisit it | Tim Adams
The scandal of PPE procurement is surely reason enough for the term to be debated in parliament

Tim Adams

20, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Paterson’s fair-weather friends keep well away from the standards debate | John Crace
Boris Johnson was among the Tory MPs who gave up defending the indefensible and absented themselves from the Commons

John Crace

16, Nov, 2021 @6:57 PM

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Boris Johnson backs ban on MPs working as paid consultants – as it happened
Latest updates: government is supporting a ban on paid consultancy after MPs approve report saying Paterson broke lobbying rules

Andrew Sparrow

16, Nov, 2021 @6:09 PM

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Tory U-turn complete as MPs approve Owen Paterson report
Rees-Mogg says trying to spare fellow MP from suspension was a ‘serious mistake’

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

16, Nov, 2021 @3:52 PM

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Labour calls for Jacob Rees-Mogg’s £6m in loans to be investigated
Leader of Commons did not report to official register that he was able to borrow cheaply from his firm

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

14, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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At least a quarter of Tory MPs have second jobs, earning over £4m a year
More than 90 Tory members do paid work on the side compared with very few Labour politicians, finds analysis

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

09, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Starmer rips into Tory standards – but Bertie Booster’s out of town | John Crace
It wasn’t clear why the PM was missing for the three-hour debate as Steve Barclay listened. Intently

John Crace

08, Nov, 2021 @9:11 PM

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Bonfire Night in Lewes: nothing prepared me for Matt Hancock and his naked companion | Zoe Williams
The Sussex town certainly knows how to throw a party – and this year the Tories were the guests of honour, albeit in papier-mache form, writes Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

08, Nov, 2021 @3:52 PM

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Tory backlash after minister calls Owen Paterson row a ‘storm in a teacup’
Environment secretary angers MPs already furious at being forced to vote to save former minister from suspension

Andrew Sparrow Political correspondent

07, Nov, 2021 @4:07 PM

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Return of the sleazy party: the Conservatives and the Owen Paterson affair
As No 10 ham-fistedly let the scandal spread, was this about saving an old Brexit ally or protecting the PM himself?

Toby Helm, Jon Ungoed-Thomas, Michael Savage and Tom Wall

07, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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