Footage posted on Twitter appears to show Jacob Rees-Mogg in the middle of a fight with Unversity students.
The video posted by ‘chloekayex’ on Twitter has attracted over 50,000 views in a matter of hours.
The Conservative MP can be clearly seen in the middle of the fracas attempting to defuse the situation.
The video can be seen below.
— Chloe (@chloekayex) February 2, 2018
Chloe tweeted: “@BBCNews a huge amount of (physical) violence at a Jacob Rees Mogg speech in UWE Bristol”
It’s clear that was not just a pushing contest, punchers were flying past Jacobs’ head. Left-wingers throwing right hooks, it seems.
Twitter users were fast to react to the footage.
Brexiters have been threatening riots for months – but now it is happening to one of their own they don't like it!
— Chris Penney #FBPE #WATON (@Idontmind64) February 2, 2018
These disrupters should be identified and expelled. The taxpayer has no reason to subsidise these Nazi oafs.
— Arthur_S (@allanholloway) February 2, 2018
You are a clown, if you cannot condemn this kind of behaviour because you’re such a cry baby about Brexit then you need serious help.
— NeeOrg (@neeorg) February 2, 2018
Appalling behaviour toward any speaker irrespective of views. A sad indictment of modern day university students.
— Bob (@Bobthepogle) February 2, 2018
This behaviour seems to always come from the left, however, we do not know what started this fight.
Mr Rees-Mogg can then be seen pushing the man in sunglasses and hat away, seemingly trying to ease the tension in the room.
Jacob Rees-Mogg blasts Barnier for demanding UK take new EU law
Tory backbencher, Jacob Rees-Mogg has slammed Michel Barnier for ‘bullying’ the UK as he demands that she accepts new EU law while part of the transitional period.
Mr Rees–Mogg said: “The terms laid down today in the transition deal are very bullying from the European Union, they are very harsh terms.
“They would require us to continue to allow freedom of movement of people even though we’ve have left.
“The single market cannot be a la carte.”
”We would take for the first time since 1066 laws imposed on us by a foreign power without having any say over it ourselves.
“Now, that may be acceptable if we had a clear idea of what the end point is and had any idea what was coming afterwards.”
The EU said yesterday that it was willing to allow the UK to be in a transitional period up to the end of 2020 while having ‘no institutional representative’.
Mr Rees–Mogg said: “There may be bits of the end state that I don’t like, there may be bits of the end state that Mrs Morgan doesn’t like but what we need to know is where they aim to get.
“Then we can have a proper discussion rather than the Chancellor saying one thing and the collective Cabinet view being another.”
It’s time to let Jacob Rees-Mogg step up and steer Britain towards Brexit