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ARCHIVED NEWS AND VIEWS: AUGUST 2023

News clips, Constituency updates and articles written by Jacob for local and national newspapers.

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DRUG USE

Jacob's Moggologue, GBNews, 31st August 2023

 

Jacob discusses drug use and calls for a 'two pronged system' to separate addicts and recreational drug users. Jacob says: "The law ought to be enforced."

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DEFECTIVE EU RULES

Article for The Somerset Guardian, 30th August 2023

"Defective European Union (EU) rules are holding back housebuilding and overriding local communities in this country. The regulations that were previously imposed by unelected European judges led to the eco-zealots at Natural England..."

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ULEZ

Jacob's Moggologue, GBNews, 29tAugust 2023

 

Jacob gives his take on the ULEZ expansion and Sadiq Khan’s political motivations.  Jacob says: "It’s high time the Mayor admitted it’s a political, not a scientific, decision."

WOKE LANGUAGE

Jacob's Moggologue, GBNews, 28tAugust 2023

 

Jacob discusses the British Museum and its outdated cataloguing system which left it open to theft.  Jacob says: "At least the British Museum knows it has the Elgin Marbles but it seems to want to give those away."

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THE GOVT'S FIVE PRIORITIES

Article for The Somerset Guardian, 23rd August 2023

"This week’s figures on the deficit are encouraging. The figure for the first quarter of 2023/4 is 20 per cent better than the really rather useless Office for Budget Responsibility forecast of over £11 billion. This will help bring inflation down as control of..."

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SUMMER IN SOMERSET

Article for The Somerset Guardian, 16th August 2023

"Summer in Somerset is glorious. There is always an abundance of fetes, shows and events that, after long winters and cool springs, brings the community back together in appreciation of the true beauty of the county. Every year, it is a great..."

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WOKE LANGUAGE

Jacob's Moggologue, GBNews, 10tAugust 2023

 

Jacob discusses the use of language as the Magistrates Association releases an 'inclusive' style guide. Jacob says: "Language is an expression of power and it's being used by the left to control the way organisations think."

CIVIL SERVICE COSTS

Jacob's Moggologue, GBNews, 9tAugust 2023

 

Jacob discusses the growing cost of the civil service, as staff numbers and salaries continue to rise. Jacob says: "More civil servants does not mean better public services."

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THE NEW HOMES QUALITY BOARD

Article for The Somerset Guardian, 9th August 2023

"This week I have been contacted by the Chairman of the New Homes Quality Board setting out the support that is available to constituents who may have questions around the purchase of their newly built homes. The New Homes Quality Board..."

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THE 2025 BOILER BAN

Jacob's Moggologue, GBNews, 8th August 2023

 

Jacob comments on the plan to ban boilers in new properties from 2025. Jacob says: "Ultimately, as with the 2030 new petrol and diesel ban and other net zero policies, the burden of the cost once again falls on you."

THE SMALL BOATS CRISIS

Jacob's Moggologue, GBNews, 7th August 2023

 

Jacob comments on measures to tackle the migrant crisissuch as the Bibby Stockholm barge. Jacob says: “Parliament has passed a fair law to allow migrants to be taken to Rwanda, it must be implemented.”

ANOTHER INTEREST RATE RISE

Jacob's Moggologue, GBNews, 3rd August 2023

 

Jacob comments on today’s rise in interest rates from the Bank of England. Jacob says: "To manage to get inflation down is an incredibly difficult task, which the slightly clod-hopping Bank of England may not succeed in."

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IN SUPPORT OF THE MOTORIST

Article for The Somerset Guardian, 2nd August 2023

"The car is the harbinger of liberty.  It allows people freedom to move when they choose, not subject to timetables or state control.  For holiday, business or commuting it opens up choice and takes power from officialdom to give it back to the..."

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CRITICAL RACE THEORY

Jacob's Moggologue, GBNews, 1st August 2023

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg gives his take on critical race theory. Jacob says: "Britain is a success story, people succeed on their own efforts through meritocracy. It's a success story for its minorities and the proof is in the pudding."

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