Jacob's Ladder-9781785904875

Jacob's Ladder

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Author(s): Ashcroft, Michael,
Binding: Hardback,
Date of Publication: 10/09/2019,
Pagination: 352 pages,
Series: N/A,
Imprint: Biteback Publishing,
Published By: Biteback Publishing,
Book Classification: Biography: historical political & military, Politics & government Conservative Party
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9781785904875


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Jacob Rees-Mogg is one of the most prominent and controversial figures in contemporary British politics. He is a man who divides opinion in his own party, in Parliament and across the country. An arch-Brexiteer with significant business interests and a large personal fortune, he has long been a vocal critic of the European Union and of Prime Minister Theresa May's attempts to negotiate a Brexit deal.

As chairman of the powerful anti-EU organisation the European Research Group, he has also been a thorn in the side of those seeking to dilute Brexit. While many people mock him for his impeccable manners and traditional attitudes - he has been dubbed `the Honourable Member for the eighteenth century' - an equally great number applaud him for his apparent conviction politics. Undoubtedly, Rees-Mogg stands out among the current crop of MPs and his growing influence cannot be ignored.

In this wide-ranging unauthorised biography of the Conservative Member of Parliament for North East Somerset, Michael Ashcroft, bestselling author of Call Me Dave: The Unauthorised Biography of David Cameron, turns his attention to one of the most intriguing politicians of our time.