Evidence is emerging that Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg – long disregarded as the epitome of a harmless, eccentric old-fashioned Tory throwback to colonial days gone by – is in fact a bit of a cult.
However, according to people who know him well this is nothing new, as the old Etonian son of Lord Baron William Rees-Mogg has apparently always been a cult.
“I’ve known him since he was at school,” said Charlotte Edwardes, a childhood friend of Rees-Mogg’s sister Annunziata. “And while it’s true he is always polite and good-humoured to everyone, I can confirm he can also be most definitely a cult to many people.”
But the pro-Brexit father of…
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