Letters

The Church of England must be robust with its snowflake congregants

21 April 2018 9:00 am

Sit the snowflakes down Sir: I was surprised to read Theo Hobson’s article about ‘snowflake’ Christians in the C of…

Letters: Why I’ll never fly ‘puerile’ Virgin again

14 April 2018 9:00 am

For the many not the few Sir: As is clear from the last paragraph of your leading article (7 April), the…

Letters: the very belief that poorer pupils do less well is what limits them

7 April 2018 9:00 am

Self-limiting beliefs Sir: As someone who spent much of his working life teaching at Eton and Harrow, it was amusing…

Letters: there are better alternatives to antidepressants

31 March 2018 9:00 am

The antidepressants con Sir: Congratulations to Angela Patmore for exposing the many troubling aspects of the escalating use of antidepressants…

Australian letters

31 March 2018 8:00 am

Dark days Sir: David Dilley (Letters, 17 March) suggests ‘co-operation between local communities and enlightened landowners’ might assist in the…

Increasing NI contributions would burden those who can least afford it

24 March 2018 9:00 am

Reform National Insurance Sir: One objection to an increase in National Insurance contributions to rescue the NHS is that it…

Australian letters

24 March 2018 9:00 am

Rocky road Sir: Piers Ackerman is either indulging in a piece of tabloid provocation or he is on the rocky…

Sorry Rod Liddle, we may not want more immigrants but we still need them

17 March 2018 9:00 am

Growing our own Sir: Rod Liddle is clearly right that ‘the people of Europe do not want any more immigration…

Letters: pipeline politics, non-boozy drinks and a defence of Sunderland

10 March 2018 9:00 am

Pipeline politics Sir: In his article ‘Putin’s gamble’ (3 March), Paul Wood quite rightly mentions that one of the key reasons…

Australian letters

10 March 2018 9:00 am

The point of Cory? Sir: I am a paid up member of  the Australian Conservatives. Sadly, I suspect the good…

Letters: It pains me to admit it, but Corbyn represents the zeitgeist

3 March 2018 9:00 am

Corbyn and the zeitgeist Sir: Your leading article is right about university tuition fees and the fruitlessness of Tory half-measures,…

Australian letters

3 March 2018 9:00 am

Sterner stuff Sir: I refer to Mark Higgie’s article in The Spectator Australia last week. I served with DFAT for…

Letters: charities should be entirely independent of government funding

24 February 2018 9:00 am

How to save charities Sir: The sexual abuse scandal is merely one aspect of the morally compromised status of large…

Australian letters

24 February 2018 9:00 am

Love is love Sir: What total hypocrisy: the words attacking Barnaby Joyce from the same people who argued we must…

Letters: the militant suffragettes set back their own cause

17 February 2018 9:00 am

Suffragette setbacks Sir: Jane Ridley (‘Women on the warpath’, Books, 10 February) claims that Millicent Fawcett and her suffragists had ‘got nowhere’…

Letters: Leave Theresa May alone – she’s doing her best

10 February 2018 9:00 am

Stop knocking May Sir: I find this knocking of Theresa May increasingly depressing (‘Theresa’s choice’, 3 February). She has a terrible job…

Letters: Repression is creeping back into Eastern Europe

3 February 2018 9:00 am

Creeping repression Sir: John O’Sullivan is correct to argue that Europe’s centrist establishment often ‘does not really accept the right…

Australian letters

3 February 2018 9:00 am

Onward Christian soldiers? Sir: Hal Colebatch contemplates the revival of the religious military orders to protect Christianity from the attacks…

We need a root-and-branch rethink on plastic packaging

27 January 2018 9:00 am

Reasons to use less plastic Sir: Yes, packaging from petrochemicals is bad, but what if we set out to use…

Letters: the truth about UK farming by Sir James Dyson

20 January 2018 9:00 am

Investing in farming Sir: Martin Vander Weyer (Any other business, 13 January) says, unhelpfully and inaccurately, that subsidies ‘absurdly’ favour…

Australian letters

20 January 2018 9:00 am

Dark ages revisited? Sir: The latest, frenzied, hysterical and vitriolic attack on President Trump by the media, over his “alleged”…

Letters: will longer lifespans lead to depleted pension pots?

13 January 2018 9:00 am

Long lives and pension pots Sir: Jon Moynihan is too optimistic about the prospects for further increasing life expectancy, and…

Australian letters

13 January 2018 9:00 am

Twelve bad men Sir: In his article ‘Guilty’, it appears that the cases quoted by Andrew Urban were heard by…

Letters: No, the Church of England is not planning an evangelical takeover

6 January 2018 9:00 am

A church for all people Sir: I enjoyed reading Ysenda Maxtone Graham’s account of debates in the Church of England…

Letters: Returning jihadis, the Labour abyss and why Stokes can’t play

16 December 2017 9:00 am

Returning jihadis Sir: Coping with those who pose a terrorist threat to the UK but cannot be prosecuted for a…