JACOB Rees-Mogg has laid the gauntlet to Theresa May at the Tory Party Conference - urging Conservatives to back his hard Brexit plan and "not pay a single penny" to the European Union.
Speaking to party members in Birmingham today, Mr Rees-Mogg said such a move would help the least well off in Britain.
Outlining his plan the MP said: “There is £40billion of your hard earned money going to the European Union which we save.
“There’s a brilliant report by the House of Lords from March last year with a committee mainly of remainers saying the legal position is absolutely clear, if we leave on world trade terms we are under no obligation to pay a penny - not a brass farthing. We would not owe them anything and we immediately be able to trade with the world."