Letters

‘Levelling down’ in schools is the problem, not the solution

19 August 2017 9:00 am

The education gap Sir: It is disappointing that Toby Young (‘Parents, not schools, are key to the knowledge gap’, 5…

Australian letters

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Foreign head of state Sir: Neil Brown does a Tony Abbott and conflates republicanism with every socialist cause he can…

Letters: The problem with flying is the airports, not the airlines

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Unbearable wait Sir: Like Jenny McCartney, I too am fed up with flying (‘Civilised air travel? Pigs might fly’, 5…

Letters

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Pastel atrocity Sir: I note that Professor Flint (‘Constitutional Notes’, 5 August) neglects to mention what is surely the strongest…

Letters: there is no reason for James Dyson to want farming subsidies in a free enterprise

5 August 2017 9:00 am

No reason for subsidies Sir: For believers in free enterprise like me, it was hugely disappointing to read that Sir…

Letters: the ‘leavebugs’ bite back against Matthew Parris

29 July 2017 9:00 am

Bugs bite back Sir: Matthew Parris is quite right to say that we Leavers would prefer independence in reduced circumstances…

Letters: Boris is the only candidate who has what it takes to be the next Tory leader

22 July 2017 9:00 am

Yes to Boris Sir: Get Boris (15 July)! Get Boris to be prime minister, in fact. He is the only…

Australian letters

22 July 2017 9:00 am

Stats 101 Sir: Jeremy Sammut’s discussion (July 15) of Tim Soutphommasane’s argument that “equality of opportunity is a myth in…

Letters: declinism and the backward character of British education

15 July 2017 9:00 am

Technical education Sir: I am grateful to Robert Tombs for highlighting the baleful use of ‘declinism’ as part of the…

Australian letters

15 July 2017 9:00 am

Disraeli switches gears Sir: Malcolm Turnbull’s statement that Liberals are not Conservatives finally settles a question that has puzzled me…

Why Corbyn is the wrong choice for young voters

8 July 2017 9:00 am

The wrong choice Sir: Sebastian Vella’s new-found interest in politics is to be commended, but he has made the wrong…

Australian letters

8 July 2017 9:00 am

Hot stuff Sir: If Dr Williamson of East Anglia wishes to be taken seriously then he should refrain from using…

On the Tory quagmire and the half-baked ideas in the party’s manifesto

1 July 2017 9:00 am

The Tory quagmire Sir: While the media has been preoccupied in divining what went wrong with the Conservatives’ appalling election…

Did the Tory manifesto reflect Theresa May’s convictions?

24 June 2017 9:00 am

May’s convictions Sir: Nick Timothy seeks sympathy by revealing that his ‘loved ones’ are upset by the personal attacks to…

Australian letters

24 June 2017 9:00 am

Denialist Sir: David Williamson (‘Oceans apart’, 17 June) shows that the planet is dynamic and many natural processes are not…

Congratulations to Rod for predicting the election result

17 June 2017 9:00 am

Divining Rod Sir: Please congratulate Rod Liddle on being the only commentator who accurately forecast the uncertain general election result…

Australian letters

17 June 2017 9:00 am

Lucky Sir: The customer attempting to have a good time in a gloomy pub (cartoon 03/06/17) should consider himself lucky.…

Why Isis should admit guilt rather than claim responsibility

10 June 2017 9:00 am

Terrorists’ guilt Sir: A small contribution to the psychological war: when the next atrocity happens, could the BBC and other…

Letters: how jihadists justify killing women and children

3 June 2017 9:00 am

Ignoring the hadith Sir: Douglas Murray and Jenny McCartney (‘The known wolf’ and ‘A war on joy’, 27 May) are…

Letters: Why a Royal Commission is not the answer to the NHS’s problems

27 May 2017 9:00 am

NHS in a mess Sir: Max Pemberton is quite right to say that the NHS is close to collapse, but…

Australian letters

27 May 2017 9:00 am

Double whammy Sir: David Flint complains about the way the media treats right-wing leaders (‘Worth losing the base?’, 20 May)…

Spectator Letters: Libyan oil must be allowed to flow freely

20 May 2017 9:00 am

Libyan solution Sir: Boris Johnson correctly reports glimmers of hope in Libya, but to say its problems can be solved…

What Scotland is seeing is a Unionist revival, not a Conservative one

13 May 2017 9:00 am

It’s a Unionist revival Sir: Contrary to Alex Massie’s claims, there is no rebirth of Scottish Conservatism in Scotland (‘Queen…

Australian letters

13 May 2017 9:00 am

Lest we etc. Sir: What can account for the hysterical reaction in some quarters to Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s Facebook post on…

Letters: The mayor of Liverpool has failed to defend free speech

6 May 2017 9:00 am

Liverpudlian censorship Sir: I enjoyed Kelvin MacKenzie’s Diary (29 April). The obloquy thrown at him after his criticism of Everton…