Letters

Spectator Christmas letters: from Daesh to zakuski

12 December 2015 9:00 am

Just call them Daesh Sir: I was interested to read Sam Leith’s article in which he appears to argue that…

Spectator letters: Bombing, Botham and Steven Spielberg

5 December 2015 9:00 am

Bombers without borders Sir: To define this week’s debate as being about ‘bombing Syria’ (‘The great fake war’, 28 November)…

Australian letters

5 December 2015 9:00 am

Mal content Sir: Would The Spectator Australia please reduce the level of Turnbull Hating indulged in by its regular contributors.…

Letters: There is plenty of forgiveness in the Quran

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Forgiveness in the Quran Sir: Canon Andrew White (‘God’s man in Baghdad’, 21 November) said he could not find any…

Australian Letters

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Not Jesus Sir: Damian Thompson (Pope vs church, November 7) is concerned that Pope Francis is compromising “the great strength…

Letters: Why politicians should leave doctors’ pay and hours alone

21 November 2015 9:00 am

The NHS and politicians Sir: The NHS is indeed in need of fundamental reform, but Max Pemberton’s excellent article (‘The…

Letters: The Church of England should apologise for abuse accusations

14 November 2015 9:00 am

The C of E should apologise Sir: Peter Hitchens’s article on the allegations against the late Bishop Bell is a…

Letters: Nicholas Serota answers Toby Young on arts teaching

7 November 2015 9:00 am

The power of creativity Sir: A rounded education should encourage creativity as well as maths, English, science and history if…

Australian Letters

31 October 2015 9:00 am

Foraging natives Sir: Simon Collins is right about England supporters’ world class barracking [Spectator. Oct 24th]. Having wasted my youth…

Letters: A feminist answers Emily Hill

29 October 2015 9:00 am

We should all be feminists Sir: Articles proclaiming the death of feminism are appearing like clockwork in the press at…

Letters: In defence of SNP Scotland

24 October 2015 9:00 am

Scotland isn’t failing Sir: It will take more than Adam Tomkins descending from the heights of academe to persuade the…

Letters

24 October 2015 9:00 am

Letters: In defence of SNP Scotland

Australian letters

24 October 2015 9:00 am

Harsh words Sir: Noreen J. Pryor’s harsh words and insinuations about Rowan Dean in particular and the Spectator in general…

Australian letters

17 October 2015 9:00 am

Machiavellian Mal Sir: Spring has arrived! The shackles of Winter have been broken, the blossoms are blooming, the sun is…

Letters: The immoral Vladimir Putin

17 October 2015 8:00 am

Putin the gangster Sir: Putin is a gangster’s gangster. While he ruins Russia economically and diplomatically to keep himself in…

Letters: Spain vs Catalonia, hedgehogs vs badgers, Palmer vs Moore

10 October 2015 9:00 am

Spanish practices Sir: In your leading article last week you wrote: ‘Yes, Catalonia and Scotland were independent in the 16th…

Australian letters

10 October 2015 9:00 am

Conspiracy theory Sir: What happened to the Letters page in this week’s issue? What was the reason for its non-appearance?…

Spectator letters: Advertisements for other planets; the Proms debated; junior doctors protest

3 October 2015 8:00 am

Cold-calling ET Sir: Alexander Chancellor has called for Spectator readers to suggest a message to send into space on behalf…

Australian letters

26 September 2015 9:00 am

Tur(n)bulence ahead Sir: I find I disagree with the sentiments expressed in your cover article (Turnbull’s Treachery) of 19 September.…

Spectator letters: Jesse Norman and Paula Radcliffe; Professor Geoff Palmer and Sir Keith Joseph

26 September 2015 8:00 am

Have faith, Nick Sir: Rarely have I read an article as powerful as Nick Cohen’s (‘Why I left’, 19 September).…

Letters: In defence of firefighters; Shipman and assisted dying; Lord Chatterley’s useless gamekeeper

19 September 2015 8:00 am

What firefighters do Sir: Leo McKinstry’s vicious, misleading article ‘Out of the ashes’ (12 September) shows that he has no…

Spectator letters: A Christian response to the Syrian refugee crisis

12 September 2015 9:00 am

Biblical suggestions Sir: I wish to offer a couple of comments on Matthew Parris’s observation that although his ‘Christian atheism’…

Australian letters

12 September 2015 9:00 am

Mistaken identity Sir: Taki is mistaken in his column of 29 August 2015. Louis XVIII was not a ‘fat Napoleonic…

Spectator letters: Mental health and assisted dying

5 September 2015 9:00 am

Suicide and assisted dying Sir: As a mental health practitioner, I am grateful to Douglas Murray (‘Death watch’, 29 August)…

Spectator letters: Cutting the Lords, and a defence of Edwin Lutyens

29 August 2015 9:00 am

Trimming the ermine Sir: I am a new boy in the House of Lords compared with Viscount Astor — though…