Jacob Rees-Mogg

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    Video caption: Jacob Rees Mogg criticised over Welsh language comment

    Jacob Rees Mogg was defending the use of Irish and Welsh in the commons earlier this week.

  2. Watch: Yorkshire 'not God's own county' - MP claims

    Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg says Somerset, rather than Yorkshire, is God's own county.

    The MP for North East Somerset was responding to Wakefield's MP Imran Ahmad Khan in parliament yesterday

    Mr Khan described Wakefield as the "heart of God's own county" when calling for new court facilities in his constituency.

    He said the "sad demise" of Wakefield's magistrates' court meant they were "unable to hand down punishments upon wrongdoers".

    Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle, who represents Chorley, made the case for Lancashire:

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    Video caption: Jacob Rees-Mogg says Somerset, not Yorkshire, is "God's own county".
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    Video caption: Unicef should be 'ashamed' of itself, says Jacob Rees-Mogg

    Jacob Rees-Mogg has said humanitarian aid organisation Unicef is "playing politics" following reports that it was helping to feed children in the UK for the first time.

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    Video caption: Jacob Rees Mogg on Unicef actions in England and Nigeria

    The Commons leader responds to reports the UN children’s charity is to feed children in the UK for the first time in its 70 year history.

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    Video caption: Jacob Rees Mogg on isolating MPs in Parliament debates

    Jacob Rees-Mogg says Tracey Crouch’s appeal to take part in a debate on cancer had convinced him to “do more to support additional virtual participation” in Parliament.

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    Video caption: Tracey Crouch cannot attend Commons as she is shielding with breast cancer

    Former Tory minister says she is “disappointingly unable to participate” in a Commons debate because she unable to attend in person.

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    Video caption: Tory MP blames Angela Rayner for abuse of mother and staff

    Shaun Bailey told MPs his mother had been verbally abused after Angela Rayner's "scum" comment.

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    Video caption: Jacob Rees Mogg on England Wales travel restrictions

    Travel restrictions between England and Wales would be “unconstitutional” and would put police in an “invidious position”, says Jacob Rees-Mogg.

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    Video caption: Rees Mogg on MPs attending Commons through coronavirus

    MPs have to “show the way” and carry on attend attending Parliament through coronavirus, says the leader of the Commons.

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    Video caption: Rees-Mogg: 'endless carping' over coronavirus tests

    British people should “celebrate this phenomenal success" in achieving one million coronavirus tests, says the Commons leader.