Rees-Moggs eldest son makes political debut as he joins Boris speech

Tory voters furious ‘backstabbers’ got rid of Boris Johnson

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The Brexit minister stood in the front row of crowds outside Downing Street with his son Peter Theodore Alphege Rees-Mogg. The 15-year-old shook hands with Boris Johnson as the former Prime Minister hugged loyalist MPs before making his way to Scotland. Mr Johnson pledged his “fervent support” for successor Liz Truss as she prepared to take over as Prime Minister and deliver a plan to address the energy crisis.

 

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and Brexit Secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg are among those who have joined the crowd outside 10 Downing Street ahead of Mr Johnson’sresignation speech.

Sky’s political editor Beth Rigby commented: “Jacob Rees-Mogg, I could see him in the distance. He looked upset.

“Boris Johnson did command fierce loyalty from those who supported him and you saw that in the way that they defended him to the very end but it is over.”

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