Letters

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…

The Americanism of Donald Trump

6 August 2016 9:00 am

Remain calm Sir: I am sorry that the redoubtable Martha Lane Fox is still angry at the exaggerations made by…

Letters

6 August 2016 9:00 am

Costume drama Sir: Could I remind Michael Buhagiar (23 July) that the great conflict in Jane Austen’s greatest novel is…

Letters: Why EU migrants must not be kicked out

30 July 2016 9:00 am

Better Europeans Sir: There are many reasons why a majority of people in the UK voted to leave the European…

Letters: Lighten up, kids – there’s always hope

23 July 2016 9:00 am

Our terrified youth Sir: Both Claire Fox’s ‘Generation Snowflake’ and Mary Wakefield’s recent column (What’s to blame for a generation’s…

Australian letters

23 July 2016 9:00 am

Dumb ox Sir: I am surprised that Noreen from Queensland would expect to find balanced opinion in the pages of…

Matthew Parris is simply wrong about us Leavers

16 July 2016 9:00 am

Lurid about Leavers Sir: Matthew Parris has spent much of the past few months denigrating those of us who want…

Australian letters

16 July 2016 9:00 am

True measure Sir: I prefer Peter Costello’s view of conservatism to that of Michael Davis (Conservative Notes 18 June), that…

I voted Leave for my children. They’ll thank me one day

9 July 2016 9:00 am

Junior elitists Sir: In response to Andrew Peters’s reminder that in many cultures it is the older and more experienced…

I’m a Remainer. But if I was working-class in Stoke, I’d be for Leave

2 July 2016 9:00 am

A rational vote Sir: There has been a lot of bile poured out about those who voted Leave by the…

Australian letters

2 July 2016 9:00 am

Religion of peace? Sir: Chris Ashton (“It’s the religion, stupid”, 18 June 2016) refers to Christianity’s “relative peacefulness, especially today”.…

Australian letters

25 June 2016 9:00 am

Far from home Sir: Michael Davis defines conservatism as a sense of place and a love of home (Conservative Notes,…

The dangerous illusion of European identity

25 June 2016 8:00 am

European identity Sir: Alexander Chancellor (Long life, 18 June) echoes the widely accepted view of the European Union as a ‘bulwark…