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Has time come for the neo-Jacobites?

Their movement has finally found its man: Jacob Rees-Mogg

By David Maddox   May 2018

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A towering monument stands near Loch Shiel where Bonnie Prince Charlie launched the Jacobite rebellion in 1745 but it seems unlikely that there will be any memorial in Manchester Town Hall to mark the rise of the Neo-Jacobites on 2nd October last year.

The event was a packed Conservative conference fringe, organised by the Bruges Group which cemented the legend of Jacob Rees Mogg, helped by an invasion of leftwing protesters. After calmly debating with the socialists before they quietly left, he opened…

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