The Spectator’s Notes
If the public knew what habeas corpus meant it might be easier to retain it
We are governed by aliens
We seem to have moved into an era in which legislators happily pass laws which they know won’t work
How should George Bush repay his debt to Tony Blair?
Freedom of information will prevent future generations discovering why governments did what they did
The same government that first fully imposed human rights in Britain is now using them as a means of taking British freedoms away
Immigration is an issue like new housing in the Green Belt
Will Robert Jackson prove a rare example of a rat who has joined a sinking ship?
The ‘peace process’ and the ‘Granita deal’ have been haunting our politics for roughly the same length of time
Michael Howard should have applauded Tony Blair’s uncharacteristic self-restraint.
The strange world of theatre censorship
It is funny what sorts of insults you can get away with in our culture
It is depressing that the Conservatives are putting up a feeble resistance to identity cards
Supporters of rural liberty should beware of the curse of English romantics
Passing laws just because you don’t like something is foreign to the upper-class mind
The Prince of Wales and Paul Dacre have much in common
It’s that Florida 2000 feeling all over again
There isn’t enough dialogue between Islam and other faiths