Fraser Nelson

Fraser Nelson is the editor of The Spectator. He is also a columnist with The Daily Telegraph, a member of the advisory board of the Centre for Social Justice and the Centre for Policy Studies.

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Iain Duncan Smith on how to save Conservatism

23 April 2016 9:00 am

Iain Duncan Smith on the fallout from his shock resignation

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The return of eugenics

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Scientists don’t want to use the word. That hasn’t stopped them running ahead with the idea

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Fraser Nelson's Davos diary

30 January 2016 9:00 am

For years, I’ve wondered why so many clever people go to Davos to discuss topics as meaningless as ‘the new…

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Zac Goldsmith: the London race will be tough for me – and the Conservative Party

2 January 2016 9:00 am

Zac Goldsmith explains how he will sell himself to a city that’s now solidly Labour

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George Osborne’s epic kowtow to China

26 September 2015 8:00 am

Cameron and Osborne have a very clear China policy: do whatever China wants

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Fraser Nelson’s Diary: Spotting the miscreants at Jeremy Clarke’s drunkenness-themed book launch

4 July 2015 9:00 am

‘Hello. I’m lesbian threesome,’ the young lady tells Taki. ‘And I’m Mongolian rampage,’ says the young man beside her. We’re…

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'We need 10,000 mayors' - an interview with Steve Hilton

23 May 2015 9:00 am

An interview with Steve Hilton

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Left-wing populism is on the rise - and may take Ed Miliband to No10

18 April 2015 9:00 am

Would-be leaders of the left are harnessing the mood of angry populism

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Alex Salmond sets out his terms for Ed Miliband

28 March 2015 9:00 am

‘Would you like a glass of pink champagne?’ asks Alex Salmond at 3.30 p.m., sounding very much like a man…

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A jobs miracle is happening in Britain, thanks to tax cuts. Why don't the Tories say so?

21 March 2015 9:00 am

The jobs boom is one of the Tories’ finest achievements. Why aren’t they talking about it?

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Revealed: the marriage gap between Britain's rich and poor

15 November 2014 9:00 am

Marriage has emerged as a serious – and perhaps surprising – social divide

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Every 73 seconds, police use snooping powers to access our personal records. Who'll rein them in?

11 October 2014 9:00 am

Police are using an anti-terror law to run wild in the public’s mobile phone records

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Primogeniture Chic

1 October 2014 8:00 am

The furniture entrepreneur Annabel Astor — who also happens to be the Prime Minister’s mother-in-law — describes her daughter’s design sense and says why she doesn’t care for ‘Oka Conservatism’

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Spectator appeal: tell Scots why they should stay, and why Britain is worth saving

6 September 2014 12:35 pm

It’s extraordinary to think that we could be 12 days away from the destruction of our country. The union of…

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Danny Alexander on Scottish independence, income tax, Nick Clegg and George Osborne

21 June 2014 8:00 am

Danny Alexander, the coalition’s senior Scot, on cricket,on his battle for Britain and his colleague George Osborne

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Why Beyoncé is a conservative icon

3 May 2014 9:00 am

Meet popular culture’s most powerful advocate for marriage

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Old Labour, New Danger

26 April 2014 9:00 am

Ed Miliband is set to unleash a radical, Old Labour political agenda

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Why David Cameron's 'Northern Alliance' may reshape Europe

1 March 2014 9:00 am

He has assembled a group of like-minded Europeans who have a plausible agenda to reshape the EU

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Benefits Street exposes Britain's dirty secret - how welfare imprisons the poor

18 January 2014 9:00 am

A documentary has finally exposed what life is like at the bottom. So why is the left so angry?

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David Cameron on tax, coalition, ‘green crap’ and Team Nigella

14 December 2013 9:00 am

He’d like to present you with single-party government and lower tax rates, among other things

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Boozy, druggy adults. Sober, serious kids. Welcome to Ab Fab Britain

9 November 2013 9:00 am

The drinkers and smokers of Britain have raised a generation of puritans. How did this happen?

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Primogeniture Chic

2 October 2013 12:09 pm

The furniture entrepreneur Annabel Astor — who also happens to be the Prime Minister’s mother-in-law — describes her daughter’s design sense and says why she doesn’t care for ‘Oka Conservatism’

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The joy of 1995 Lagavulin

21 September 2013 9:00 am

In a small cupboard at the end of my office sits a bottle of 1995 Lagavulin, distilled in a Pedro…

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To transform schools, sack bad teachers and hire great ones. It'll transform education - and the economy

15 June 2013 9:00 am

The future of Britain won't be decided in a battlefield. It will be decided in a classroom.

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Why Eurovision needs to be saved from the BBC

18 May 2013 9:00 am

It’s not cool to be snobbish about the world’s biggest talent contest – it just makes Britain look ridiculous