Letters

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,…

Is Boris without a philosophy? No, he’s worse than that

3 September 2016 9:00 am

Against Boris Sir: In discussing my attitude to Boris (‘The Boris-bashers should be ashamed’, 27 August), Mary Wakefield is too kind —…

Australian letters

3 September 2016 9:00 am

Gender fluid Sir: I wonder if the authors of ‘Dr.James Barry’ got their inspiration from the 1999 publication by Isabel…

The problem with our golden age

27 August 2016 9:00 am

Golden age problems Sir: Johan Norberg’s ‘Our golden age’ (20 August) is absolutely right — we do live in a golden age;…

When gamekeepers went from my morning walk, so did the birdlife

20 August 2016 9:00 am

Losing game Sir: Matt Ridley is completely right (‘Don’t grouse about grouse’, 13 August). I am lucky enough to live…

Australian letters

20 August 2016 9:00 am

Appreciating cartoonists Sir: Brendan O’Neill’s essay on Bill Leak’s (in)famous cartoon reminded me how much we should appreciate our cartoonists.…

Hate crime is real – ask any Pole in Britain

13 August 2016 9:00 am

The hate is real Sir: It is clearly an exaggeration to call Britain a bigoted country (‘We are not a…

Australian letters

13 August 2016 9:00 am

Costello for PM? Sir: John Stone’s prediction that Liberal MPs will soon revisit the cutlery draw and stab Turnbull in…