The fierce altercation took place on Mr Rees-Mogg’s own radio show on LBC on Friday evening. Caller Martin raged down the line at the ERG chairman, accusing him of “19th century” Imperial views. Fuming that Brexit shouldn’t happen for 500 years, if at all, Martin then turned nasty, spitting: “You’ve got a nice cushy job. Related articles BREXIT BOMBSHELL! Leave would win again in 2nd referendum says Abbott New UK passports printed without European Union phrase – how to apply  “You’ve got investments overseas. “So everything’s cushy for you. You don’t care about people, do you?” Calmly, Mr Rees-Mogg replied: “I don’t have overseas investments. “My business is investing in emerging markets for clients’ money, not my own money.Brexit news: Jacob Rees-Mogg made the remarks on his LBC show on Friday night (Image: Getty – LBC) “But it’s not about me. “It’s about the British people – 17.4 million of whom voted to leave.” But a livid Martin shot back: “Ah come on, it’s all about you isn’t it? “It’s all about you, and your 19th-century views of the Great British Empire that have disappeared.”  At this point, Jacob cut in: “Martin you’re really reducing the level of the debate. “It’s not personal, it’s about policy. “Stick to policy. We voted to leave, the country voted to leave and that’s what happened.” But Martin wouldn’t stop, blasting: “You’ve gone 200 years into the wrong time, mate.” But Mr Rees-Mogg, maintaining his composure, said: “Martin, this is meant to be a conversation, not a lecture from you. “You simply don’t want to accept the referendum result and I do.” Meanwhile, Theresa May has been warned that a lengthy delay to Brexit could destroy the Conservative Party, with a minister claiming it would be a Tory “suicide note” if the UK had to fight the European elections. The stark warning about the “seismic” changes to British politics that would be unleashed if the May 23 European Parliament elections went ahead came as the Government sought to revive talks with Labour aimed at finding a Brexit compromise.

 The fierce altercation took place on Mr Rees-Mogg’s own radio show on LBC on Friday evening Caller Martin raged down the line at the ERG chairman, accusing him of “19th century” Imperial views Fuming that Brexit shouldn’t happen for 500 years, if at all, Martin then turned nasty, spitting: “You’ve got a nice cushy job Related articles BREXIT BOMBSHELL! Leave would win again in 2nd referendum says Abbott New UK passports printed without European Union phrase – how to apply  “You’ve got investments overseas  “So everything’s cushy for you. You don’t care about people, do you?” Calmly, Mr Rees-Mogg replied: “I don’t have overseas investments  “My business is investing in emerging markets for clients’ money, not my own money Brexit news: Jacob Rees-Mogg made the remarks on his LBC show on Friday night (Image: Getty – LBC) “But it’s not about me  “It’s about the British people – 17.4 million of whom voted to leave.” But a livid Martin shot back: “Ah come on, it’s all about you isn’t it? “It’s all about you, and your 19th-century views of the Great British Empire that have disappeared ”  At this point, Jacob cut in: “Martin you’re really reducing the level of the debate  “It’s not personal, it’s about policy. "Stick to policy. We voted to leave, the country voted to leave and that’s what happened ” But Martin wouldn’t stop, blasting: “You’ve gone 200 years into the wrong time, mate ” But Mr Rees-Mogg, maintaining his composure, said: “Martin, this is meant to be a conversation, not a lecture from you  “You simply don’t want to accept the referendum result and I do.” Meanwhile, Theresa May has been warned that a lengthy delay to Brexit could destroy the Conservative Party, with a minister claiming it would be a Tory "suicide note" if the UK had to fight the European elections  The stark warning about the "seismic" changes to British politics that would be unleashed if the May 23 European Parliament elections went ahead came as the Government sought to revive talks with Labour aimed at finding a Brexit compromise

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