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Diary

Jacob Rees-Mogg: I’m prejudiced against the Oxford comma

10 August 2019

9:00 AM

10 August 2019

9:00 AM

It is rare that losing a day at Lord’s for a Test match is welcome. I had expected to be watching England play Ireland with my wife and two of my children on the Thursday before last. Instead, much to my delight, Boris Johnson asked me to become Leader of the House of Commons and Lord President of the Council, so I had my first cabinet meeting, my first outing at the Despatch Box and first Privy Council meeting.

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