Letters

Spectator letters: Fixing aid, Hitler on hunting and the Sun at the opera

6 June 2015 9:00 am

Targeting aid Sir: The way that our aid is being spent is a national scandal (Leading article, 30 May). This…

Spectator letters: Mayors, foxes and Kurdish pomegranates

30 May 2015 9:00 am

Why we don’t need mayors Sir: There are a number of arguments against Steve Hilton’s call for more than 10,000…

Australian letters

30 May 2015 9:00 am

Baume strikes gold Sir: It is interesting that the above competition between the two largest exporting countries is at last…

Spectator letters: What decommissioned officers did after the war

23 May 2015 9:00 am

Soldiering on Sir: Max Hastings’s article about demobbed army officers trying for a job after the war struck a chord…

Spectator letters: Silence in Scotland, the man who predicted the election result, and what to do with hair clippings

16 May 2015 9:00 am

Scotland’s silent majority Sir: Hugo Rifkind’s article (‘Scotland’s nasty party’, 9 May) is a first for the media. It expresses…

Australian letters

16 May 2015 9:00 am

Modern migrant families Sir, In recounting the positions in print of the likes of Miranda Devine from the Right, and…

Spectator letters: Why not vote like Belgians?

9 May 2015 9:00 am

Bees vs Belgians Sir: To answer Rory Sutherland and Glen Weyl’s question: yes, everyone should vote and no, just because…

Spectator letters: What has happened to the instinctive Tory faith?

2 May 2015 9:00 am

An instinctive Tory faith Sir: For once Bruce Anderson does not exaggerate: David Cameron did indeed win golden opinions for…

Spectator letters: England’s defining myth, and another forgotten genocide

25 April 2015 9:00 am

Enemies within Sir: I thought Matthew Parris was typically incisive in his last column, but perhaps not quite as much…

Spectator letters: The mobility scooters strike back

18 April 2015 9:00 am

The real road menace Sir: I write in anger after reading Mark Mason’s malicious attack on mobility scooters (‘Hell on…

Letters: A defence of Catholicism

11 April 2015 9:00 am

In defence of Catholicism Sir: Michael Gove gives an excellent defence of Christianity (4 April), but his embarrassment about the…

Australian letters

11 April 2015 9:00 am

Fraser’s Folly Sir: Thoroughly enjoyed the tributes to Mr Fraser (Spectator Australia 28 March). So Peaches has his trousers; I…

Spectator letters: The modern equivalents of Unity Mitford

4 April 2015 9:00 am

Unity’s modern equivalents Sir: I don’t understand why David Pryce-Jones is still banging on about the Mitfords (‘You are always…

Spectator letters: who kept us out of the euro, and how to deal with squirrels

28 March 2015 9:00 am

The referendum parties Sir: Zac Goldsmith and Sir John Major are each of them both right and wrong on the…

Spectator letters: John Major on James Goldsmith

21 March 2015 9:00 am

The Goldsmith effect Sir: Much as I admire filial loyalty, I cannot allow Zac Goldsmith’s article about his father to…

Australian letters

21 March 2015 9:00 am

White Ribbon Sir: Tanveer Ahmed wrote an article in The Spectator Australia (14 March) about the various ramifications of the…

Spectator letters: the Rowntree legacy, and a suggestion for the Met police

14 March 2015 9:00 am

Betrayal of Trust Sir: Rod Liddle has traduced the Quaker values of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust that include non-violence,…

Australian letters

14 March 2015 9:00 am

Praise indeed Sir: Congratulations on the best arguments, articles and editorial I have personally witnessed so far in the history…

Spectator letters: How to save the Union; who cares for Paolozzi’s murals

7 March 2015 9:00 am

A disaster for unionists Sir: I share Alex Massie’s view that ‘this election is going to be a disaster’ for…

Australian letters

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Vale of Praise Sir: Michael Baume’s article on Iron Ore’s Vale of Tears (Business/Robbery etc 28 February) was the best…

Spectator letters: Why rural churches are so important, and the best use for them

28 February 2015 9:00 am

The presence of a church Sir: The challenge for the Church of England and the wider community is to ensure…

Australian letters

28 February 2015 9:00 am

Bad behaviour Sir: A good number of years ago I was at the University of NSW with a pleasant fellow…

Spectator letters: Camila Batmanghelidjh defends Kids Company

21 February 2015 9:00 am

In defence of Kids Company Sir: Your piece ‘The problem with Kids Company’ (14 February) bears an important message: charities…

Australian letters

21 February 2015 9:00 am

Japanese numbers Sir I refer to the article No Aussie Knighthood for Winston (31 January). Whilst I agree with the…

Spectator letters: The ENO must go on; another expensive typo; and PC and Pamela

14 February 2015 9:00 am

A vandalistic proposal Sir: Igor Toronyi-Lalic (Farewell, ENO, 7 February) displays a lack of judgment in advocating ENO’s demise and…