The Spectator’s Notes

The Spectator’s Notes

12 March 2005 12:00 am

If the public knew what habeas corpus meant it might be easier to retain it

The Spectator’s Notes

5 March 2005 12:00 am

We are governed by aliens

The Spectator’s Notes

26 February 2005 12:00 am

We seem to have moved into an era in which legislators happily pass laws which they know won’t work

The Spectator’s Notes

19 February 2005 12:00 am

How should George Bush repay his debt to Tony Blair?

The Spectator’s Notes

12 February 2005 12:00 am

Freedom of information will prevent future generations discovering why governments did what they did

The Spectator’s Notes

5 February 2005 12:00 am

The same government that first fully imposed human rights in Britain is now using them as a means of taking British freedoms away

The Spectator’s Notes

29 January 2005 12:00 am

Immigration is an issue like new housing in the Green Belt

The Spectator’s Notes

22 January 2005 12:00 am

Will Robert Jackson prove a rare example of a rat who has joined a sinking ship?

The Spectator’s Notes

15 January 2005 12:00 am

The ‘peace process’ and the ‘Granita deal’ have been haunting our politics for roughly the same length of time

The Spectator’s Notes

8 January 2005 12:00 am

Michael Howard should have applauded Tony Blair’s uncharacteristic self-restraint.

The Spectator’s Notes

18 December 2004 12:00 am

The strange world of theatre censorship

The Spectator’s Notes

11 December 2004 12:00 am

It is funny what sorts of insults you can get away with in our culture

The Spectator’s Notes

4 December 2004 12:00 am

It is depressing that the Conservatives are putting up a feeble resistance to identity cards

The Spectator’s Notes

27 November 2004 12:00 am

Supporters of rural liberty should beware of the curse of English romantics

The Spectator’s Notes

20 November 2004 12:00 am

Passing laws just because you don’t like something is foreign to the upper-class mind

The Spectator’s Notes

13 November 2004 12:00 am

The Prince of Wales and Paul Dacre have much in common

The Spectator’s Notes

6 November 2004 12:00 am

It’s that Florida 2000 feeling all over again

The Spectator’s Notes

30 October 2004 12:00 am

There isn’t enough dialogue between Islam and other faiths