Letters

Spectator Letters: Libyan oil must be allowed to flow freely

20 May 2017 9:00 am

Libyan solution Sir: Boris Johnson correctly reports glimmers of hope in Libya, but to say its problems can be solved…

What Scotland is seeing is a Unionist revival, not a Conservative one

13 May 2017 9:00 am

It’s a Unionist revival Sir: Contrary to Alex Massie’s claims, there is no rebirth of Scottish Conservatism in Scotland (‘Queen…

Australian letters

13 May 2017 9:00 am

Lest we etc. Sir: What can account for the hysterical reaction in some quarters to Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s Facebook post on…

Letters: The mayor of Liverpool has failed to defend free speech

6 May 2017 9:00 am

Liverpudlian censorship Sir: I enjoyed Kelvin MacKenzie’s Diary (29 April). The obloquy thrown at him after his criticism of Everton…

Australian letters

6 May 2017 9:00 am

Attacking Sophie Sir: Your contributor, Michael Danby (Sophie’s bad choices, The Spectator, 15 April 2017) has used your pages to…

The case against a second Scottish referendum

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Aid is not the answer Bill Gates says he is a huge fan of capitalism and trade (Save Aid!, 22…

Australian letters

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Consequential Sir: Appreciated very much Michael Davis’s article ‘Gay Marriage Notes’. It should be mandatory reading for many of our…

Letters: The Benedictines did not withdraw from the world

22 April 2017 9:00 am

Benedictine engagement Sir: Matthew Parris has missed the point (‘Give me the Anglican option’, 15 April). He compares Rod Dreher’s…

Letters: Pamela Harriman’s bedroom diplomacy

15 April 2017 8:00 am

On Pamela Harriman Sir: When it comes to grandes horizontales and naughty girls, I defer to Taki (High Life, 8…

Spectator Letters: Independent schools provide all-round education

8 April 2017 9:00 am

All-round education Sir: While much of Ross Clark’s analysis of the direction that independent education has taken is spot on…

The key to providing better aid for refugees

1 April 2017 9:00 am

No blanket solution Sir: Paul Collier is right to say that the refugee crisis will not be solved with tents…

Australian letters

1 April 2017 9:00 am

Heavy lifting Sir: James Delingpole needn’t worry (‘Where’s the due diligence on renewables’, 25 March). Malcolm Turnbull has finally found…

The SNP don’t speak for Scotland? Don’t be so sure…

25 March 2017 9:00 am

Speaking for Scotland Sir: I wonder if it is wise of Charles Moore (Notes, 18 March) to assume — as…

Australian letters

25 March 2017 9:00 am

Bad laws Sir: Now that a couple of ACTU present and former leaders have come out and declared the efficacy…

If there’s a problem in the Vatican, it’s not Pope Francis

18 March 2017 9:00 am

Pope Francis’s mission Sir: Despite Damian Thompson’s intimations (‘The plot against the Pope’, 11 March), Pope Francis is going nowhere…

Australian letters

18 March 2017 9:00 am

Freedom fighter Sir: How sad is it that, in what turned out to be the last years of his life,…

The case against a second Scottish referendum

11 March 2017 9:00 am

On Scottish independence Sir: Alex Massie writes of the order permitting a second Scottish independence referendum: ‘Having granted such an…

Australian letters

11 March 2017 9:00 am

Penalty rates Sir: The Fair Work Commission might want to know how much Tony Abbott is paying some of your…

The case for Queen Camilla

4 March 2017 9:00 am

Camilla for Queen Sir: On reading Melanie McDonagh’s argument against there ever being a Queen Camilla (‘Against Queen Camilla’, 25 February),…

The Tories could – and should – have got rid of John Bercow years ago

25 February 2017 9:00 am

Seeing off the Speaker Sir: If senior Tories in Buckingham had had their way, John Bercow’s career as Speaker could…

Australian letters

25 February 2017 9:00 am

A doctor writes Sir: Rowan Dean ( Editorial 18 February ) has obviously been mixing with the wrong doctors’ wives.…

Ignore Sajid Javid — Britain has bags of room for more houses

18 February 2017 9:00 am

Living room Sir: Sajid Javid is quoted as saying that the biggest constraint on building more houses is the ‘lack…

We Brexiteers aren’t terrifed... it’s the Remainers having hysterics

11 February 2017 9:00 am

No fear Sir: Why does Matthew Parris think I am ‘secretly terrified’ of having voted to leave the EU (‘Brexiteers…

Australian letters

11 February 2017 9:00 am

Bankstown lefty Sir: Paul Keating’s political legacy was pretty good, but I have to scoff at his ‘world’s greatest treasurer’…

Don’t censor Geert Wilders – or let him near power

4 February 2017 9:00 am

Going Dutch Sir: As a Dutch man who lives in Britain, I found it heartening to read two such different…