Just days after becoming the internet's favourite meme for literally taking a lie down in the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg has been forced to cancel an appearance promoting his book.
On Friday evening the Tory MP took to Twitter to announce that he would no longer be showing his face at the Henley Literary Festival where he was due to speak about his new book The Victorians — Twelve Titans Who Forged Britain, which apparently isn't very good at all.
In his tweet, Rees-Mogg blamed 'the powers that be' on the cancellation, writing:
I am sorry to be unable to fulfil this and other commitments related to my book. Unfortunately, I have been told that I am not allowed to do them by the powers that be.
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