Letters

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…

Spectator letters: Atomic morality; Norman Stone on migrants and Greek islands

22 August 2015 9:00 am

The morality of the A bomb Sir: In questioning whether we should celebrate VJ Day (Diary, 15 August), A.N. Wilson…

Letters

22 August 2015 9:00 am

Justified bombing Sir: A.N Wilson’s suggestion that the 1945 nuclear bombing of Japan was “without any military or moral justification”…

Spectator letters: In defence of Islington, football and Zaha Hadid

15 August 2015 9:00 am

Islington isn’t indifferent Sir: I was shocked to read Mary Wakefield’s article accusing Islington’s middle classes of ‘extreme indifference’ to…

Letters

15 August 2015 9:00 am

End of Entitlements Sir: Having read David Flint’s article on parliamentary “entitlements” (Bronny bad, Adam goodes, Spectator Aust, 8 Aug.)…

Spectator letters: The decline of charity, and a cross-dressing escape

8 August 2015 9:00 am

Exploiting our charity Sir: Melissa Kite (‘Asking too much’, 1 August) is spot on about charity fundraising. This has changed charitable…

Letters

8 August 2015 9:00 am

Archibald axing Sir: The postmodernist practice of accompanying works of art with a written statement was introduced in my opinion…

Spectator letters: Housing associations fight back; and more world-wrecking British graduates

1 August 2015 9:00 am

What we’re building Sir: I was surprised and frustrated to read Ross Clark’s piece on housing associations in last week’s…

Letters: The Assad option, and a pre-nup for Taki

25 July 2015 9:00 am

Don’t write off Assad Sir: Ahmed Rashid refers to our ‘Arab allies’ supporting al-Qaeda (‘The plan to back al-Qaeda against…

Letters: The problem is not trade unions, but their leaders

18 July 2015 9:00 am

Unions led astray Sir: Leo McKinstry’s article on the current problems in the trade unions (‘Counter-strike’, 11 July) brings back…

Letters

18 July 2015 9:00 am

Greek cowboys Sir: In the leading article in The Spectator Australia of 11 July 2015, the editor says: “Like the…

Spectator letters: The case for saying ‘Daesh’, a political shibboleth, and Ireland’s greatest distinction

11 July 2015 9:00 am

The case for Daesh Sir: For once the admirable Rod Liddle has got it completely wrong (‘You can’t take the…

Australian letters

11 July 2015 9:00 am

Heavenly choir Sir: Having just read Christopher Akehurst’s article on Pope Francis’ recent Road to Damascus-like conversion to Gaiaism, he…

Spectator letters: How Detroit can really be fixed

4 July 2015 9:00 am

How to fix Detroit Sir: When I last flew over my native Detroit five years ago, vast tracts of it…

Right of reply

4 July 2015 9:00 am

Response to Michael Easson Sir: I have been afforded an opportunity to respond to the review of my book “The…

Spectator letters: Free trade and Africa’s migrant crisis

27 June 2015 9:00 am

Free trade with Africa Sir: Nicholas Farrell suggests that a naval blockade is the only solution to Italy’s immigration crisis…

Letters

27 June 2015 9:00 am

Hidden Reids Sir: In his piece on Alan Reid Peter Coleman has asked if there are other hidden works on…

Letters: Booming churches, brilliant Swedes and who gets the VC

20 June 2015 9:00 am

Growing congregations Sir: I would like to take issue with Damian Thompson (‘Crisis of faith’, 13 June) and his assertions…