LONDON — A Conservative conference event featuring backbench MP Jacob Rees-Mogg was ambushed by anti-austerity demonstrators.
Protesters mobbed the Tory MP for North-East Somerset, with some holding placards saying “Tories Out.”
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Rees-Mogg attempted to bring calm to the fringe event, saying: “Ladies and gentlemen, let us have a proper and thoughtful debate.”
The MP, who has been touted as a leadership hopeful, was challenged directly over his views on abortions and food banks, the use of which he has previously called “uplifting.”
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