Letters

Letters: why hens are wonderful creatures

23 March 2019 9:00 am

What’s the point? Sir: Katy Balls asks ‘Will there be an election?’ (16 March). That prompts the question: ‘To what…

Australian letters

23 March 2019 9:00 am

Uninspired Sir: As an Australian pessimistically into his eighth decade I’ve been dutifully voting since the age of 21. Partly…

Australian letters

16 March 2019 9:00 am

Virulently proportional Sir: James Allan’s rhetorical assault on Jacinda Ardern suffers from a plethora of boringly familiar trans-Tasman prejudices. To…

Letters: the UK shouldn’t have approved the text of Article 50

14 March 2019 9:00 am

Turn it off and on again Sir: The conclusion of your leading article of 9 March (‘Close the deal’) that…

Letters: If we truly value local democracy, we should support local TV stations

9 March 2019 9:00 am

The point of Article 50 Sir: I read Paul Collier’s article in your 23 February issue, which has just reached…

Australian letters

9 March 2019 9:00 am

Sidelined Sir: I strenuously object to David Flint’s assertion (“Footballers have rights too”, March 2) that Australia’s National Rugby League…

Letters: This is our one and only chance to leave the EU for good

2 March 2019 9:00 am

It’s now or never Sir: I read with great interest Paul Collier’s suggestion (‘Take back control’, 23 February) that Britain…

Australian letters

2 March 2019 9:00 am

CO2 Sir: Will you or a politician please explain to the people the thermodynamics of how .038% of CO2 can…

Letters: the history of centrist parties does not bode well for the ‘breakaway seven’

23 February 2019 9:00 am

The breakaway seven Sir: ‘In both parties there are fools at one end and crackpots at the other, but the…

Letters: Are the RSPCA really considering the needs of animals?

16 February 2019 9:00 am

We need a generosity report Sir: Your leading article bemoaning the lack of charitable giving in Britain misses the mark…

Australian letters

16 February 2019 9:00 am

What have we learned in 2,074 years? Sir: “The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt…

Letters: Why the hatred towards independent schools?

9 February 2019 9:00 am

Fawning over China Sir: In reading your recent leading article on Huawei (‘Red-handed’, 2 February), I feel I should point out…

Letters: why are we paying so much attention to vegans?

2 February 2019 9:00 am

Vegan excess Sir: As a lifelong vegetarian I am heartily sick of vegans and of the amount of attention that…

Letters: my autism is a challenge, not an affliction

26 January 2019 9:00 am

Autistic freedom Sir: Jonathan Mitchell, an autistic writer, argues that autism is an affliction and that a cure should be…

Letters: Cannabis harms people – why can’t we acknowledge that?

19 January 2019 9:00 am

The straight dope Sir: Much of the media and a large part of the political class in Britain seem to…

Australian letters

19 January 2019 9:00 am

Shakespeare in love Sir: James Allan (“Australian Notes”, The Spectator, Australia  Jan 5) correctly identifies the paucity of knowledge of…

Letters: Europe is changing – so do we really need to leave?

12 January 2019 9:00 am

The changing EU Sir: If, as Frederik Erixon writes, ‘there is a strange pre-revolutionary atmosphere in Brussels’ and ‘power will be…

Letters: Is this a solution to the post-Brexit world?

5 January 2019 9:00 am

Lords reform Sir: How astonishing that the historian Robert Tombs (‘Beyond Brexit’, 15 December) should think that the Lords might…

Letters: perhaps Brussels sprouts are ripe for a name change?

15 December 2018 9:00 am

Life in the borderlands Sir:  The Irish border question has grabbed political headlines this year, but spare a thought for…

Letters: The consequences of a Corbyn government could be catastrophic

8 December 2018 9:00 am

Sleeping on the streets Sir: Mark Palmer claims that ‘homelessness is hardly a top government priority’ (‘Home truths’, 1 December). I…

Letters: Brexit’s impact on the Irish border issue has been flagged up all along

1 December 2018 9:00 am

The Irish border Sir: Contrary to the assertion that the Irish border ‘only hit the headlines’ after Leo Varadkar became…

Letters: There is no such thing as a ‘good’ Brexit

24 November 2018 9:00 am

There is no ‘good’ Brexit Sir: David Harper claims to know ‘what the population of the UK voted for’ in…

Letters: Art is as important as history in the remembrance of the past

17 November 2018 9:00 am

Hearts as well as heads Sir: Simon Jenkins suggests we should stop remembering and start forgetting about the first world…

Tony Abbott is wholly misplaced about WTO Brexit

10 November 2018 9:00 am

Hubris and nemesis Sir: Douglas Murray’s assessment of Angela Merkel’s decision to stand down as German Chancellor (‘Europe’s empty throne’,…

Letters: American vitriol, chess politics, Desert Island Discs, rude horse names

3 November 2018 9:00 am

Political vitriol Sir: Vitriol and incivility seem to be everywhere in politics just now. In the last issue (27 October)…