Letters

There is a dangerous new snobbery – but it’s not from Remainers

7 January 2017 9:00 am

Yet another kind of snob Sir: May I offer another definition of a ‘snob’ to the one described by Bryan…

Letters

7 January 2017 9:00 am

Meatloaf monarchy Sir: I realize that sending pro-republic letters to the Spectator Australia is akin to sending meatloaf recipes to…

Why do Matthew Parris and the Remainers keep running Britain down?

31 December 2016 9:00 am

Unencumbered Sir: Matthew Parris’s bizarre reference (‘Unforgiven’, 10 December) to the UK economy as merely ‘medium-sized’ is a classic instance…

The Supreme Court should recognise Britain's unwritten law on Brexit

10 December 2016 9:00 am

Taking precedent Sir: In his excellent piece on the Supreme Court Article 50 ruling (‘Brexit in the balance’, 3 December),…

Australian letters

10 December 2016 9:00 am

Gay progressives Sir: I am a great admirer of your magazine. It brings some balance into the political debate. I…

Expect an easy Brexit? Then you mistake the EU for something rational

3 December 2016 9:00 am

Irrational EU Sir: James Forsyth’s otherwise excellent piece on Brexit talks (‘Britain’s winning hand’, 26 November) suffers from the flaw…

Australian letters

3 December 2016 9:00 am

Abnormal Sir: Just read Rod Liddle’s column ‘The new normal’ in a word ‘BULLSEYE’. Be careful with that spelling if…

Trust a man who worked in one: we don’t want more prisons

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Prisons and the public Sir: Your leading article on the sorry state of our prisons (19 November) was very welcome.…

Australian letters

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Latham returns Sir: Wow; he’s back! And still giving it to the a…holes. A great column. Fantastic!Miles Hedge Kings Plains…

Am I part of the mob now, Matthew Parris?

19 November 2016 9:00 am

Wisdom of crowds Sir: According to Matthew Parris (‘Can we trust the people?’ 12 November), I have become part of the…

Here’s why Brexiteers are worried and angry

12 November 2016 9:00 am

A downbeat Brexiteer Sir: Alexander Chancellor (Long Life, 22 October) wondered why Brexiteers were not more upbeat about their victory.…

Zac Goldsmith should have been loyal to his constituents, not his father

5 November 2016 9:00 am

An MP’s first duty Sir: Toby Young writes (Status anxiety, 29 October) that Zac Goldsmith’s decision to campaign for Leave in…

What Putin and JFK have in common

29 October 2016 9:00 am

Bear baiting Sir: I couldn’t agree more with Rod Liddle’s exposé of western politico-militaristic hypocrisy (‘Stop the sabre-rattling’, 22 October). We’ve…

Putin is a war criminal, and it’s not ‘jaded rhetoric’ to say so

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Russia’s war crimes Sir: In his article ‘Vanity Bombing’ (15 October), Simon Jenkins quivers with contempt at MPs digging ‘deep into…

How Simon Jenkins misses the point of cathedrals

15 October 2016 9:00 am

Cathedral going Sir: While I enjoyed much of Simon Jenkins’s analysis of why England’s cathedrals are thriving (‘Why cathedrals are…

Australian letters

15 October 2016 9:00 am

Abstract profit Sir: I once worked in a factory opposite a sign writer who used a large panel to test…

Actually, grammar schools may promote social justice

8 October 2016 9:00 am

Studying grammars Sir: Isabel Hardman (Politics, 1 October) states that no reputable research backs up the belief that grammar schools…

Australian letters

8 October 2016 9:00 am

Pollies pryorities Sir: If only’ the changes to the upper houses of Parliament recommended by Noreen Pryor could be enacted,…

Letters: like Labour, the Tories will desert the centre ground

1 October 2016 9:00 am

Ground zero Sir: James Forsyth looks for hope for moderates within the Labour party and finds none (‘The party’s over’,…

Australian letters

1 October 2016 9:00 am

Slow boats Sir: I hope Rod Liddle seeks therapy vis-a-vis that terrifying penis that haunts him (‘Haunted by an honourable…

Grammar schools don't matter. It’s central control that stymies teachers

24 September 2016 9:00 am

Remote control Sir: Rachel Wolf argues that in education policy ‘the trend, from Kenneth Baker onwards, has been towards giving…

Australian letters

24 September 2016 9:00 am

Beyond reason Sir: As an avowed atheist Matthew Parris asks an eloquent and critical question in regard to the achievement…

Sorry, but we didn’t have a proper immigration debate, either

17 September 2016 9:00 am

What immigration debate? Sir: Henrik Jonsson says (Letters, 10 September) that Swedes ought to learn from the Brits how to maintain…

How political correctness has wounded Sweden

10 September 2016 9:00 am

What Swedes don’t say Sir: Tove Lifvendahl is, unfortunately, exactly right in her analysis of Swedish immigration and asylum policy…

Australian letters

10 September 2016 9:00 am

Gonski bureaucrats Sir: John Slater “I don’t Give a Gonski” reflects, unlike what the intellectual left preach, what most mature,…