Matthew Parris and Nigel Biggar

The truth about the British Empire: Nigel Biggar and Matthew Parris in conversation

Ruling Britannia: the cover of the Standard of Empire Annual for 1912-13 [Universal History Archive/Getty Images]

Nigel Biggar is a theologian, ethicist and author of Colonialism: A Moral Reckoning. He speaks to The Spectator’s columnist Matthew Parris about the legacy of the British Empire.

MATTHEW PARRIS: Nigel, you’ve been in the news recently over your view on colonialism, which is, I think, basically that British colonialism is not all bad.

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