Letters

Australian letters

9 April 2016 9:00 am

Illegal entry Sir: ‘Shoaib M Khan (nothing illegal about them – 2 April) is mistaken. It is well and truly…

Spectator letters: the answers Amber Rudd didn’t have

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Amber warning Sir: James Forsyth’s interview with Amber Rudd (‘The Amber Express’, 19 March) was very revealing, but also slightly…

Spectator letters: you don’t have to be politically correct to be kind

26 March 2016 9:00 am

PC and abortion Sir: It is heartwarming that Simon Barnes’s son should not suffer the stigma experienced by those with…

Australian letters

26 March 2016 9:00 am

Lefties Sir: Why is it that conservative commentators never promote the fact that Hitler and the Nazis were National Socialists?…

Spectator letters: Jesus College’s surrender to adolescent ignorance

19 March 2016 9:00 am

More things to ban Sir: In the light of Mick Hume’s piece about politically correct students (‘The left will eat…

Australian letters

19 March 2016 9:00 am

Christ you know it aint easy Sir: Andrew Bolt has allowed his vision of what happened to Cardinal George Pell…

Spectator letters: The EU was never designed to be a democracy

12 March 2016 9:00 am

Democracy or bureaucracy Sir: Professor Garton Ash makes a scholarly appeal for us all to be content with government from…

Australian Letters

12 March 2016 9:00 am

Money for nothing Sir: The European Union, in its wisdom, announced last week that it would be granting a further…

Spectator letters: What might have been for young Boris and Dave

5 March 2016 9:00 am

What might have been Sir: Harry Mount points out that Boris Johnson is two years older than David Cameron (Diary,…

Spectator letters: In defence of celebrity head teachers

27 February 2016 9:00 am

In defence of the heads Sir: It is fair for Ysenda Maxtone Graham to criticise heads who garner publicity but…

Australian letters

27 February 2016 9:00 am

Maaaate Sir: The most remarkable feature of Scott Morrison’s address to the National Press Club last week was that he…

Spectator letters: The government’s monumental ignorance about the NHS

20 February 2016 9:00 am

Governmental ignorance Sir: Your leading article (13 February) blames junior doctors for playing with lives in their dispute; but what…

Australian letters

20 February 2016 9:00 am

Inebriated Sir: Dr Tanveer Ahmed’s intemperate rush to make refugee advocates the main culprit for the plight of people in…

Letters: Cameron’s Europe deal, children taken into care and favourite graffiti

13 February 2016 9:00 am

What’s best for Europe? Sir: It seems that the British negotiations in Europe have produced little, and even at this…

Australian letters

13 February 2016 9:00 am

Promoting Kevin Sir: I agree with Neil Brown that Kevin Rudd’s narcissism, activity without achievement etc. make him the perfect…

Letters: Against and in defence of the gender fluidity debate

6 February 2016 9:00 am

Leave those kids alone Sir: Melanie Phillips was right to raise serious concerns about the emerging practice of challenging children…

Australian letters

6 February 2016 9:00 am

Madness Sir: I always enjoy The Spectator book reviews. The review by Terry Barnes on Jeremy Sammut’s excellent book The…

Spectator letters: How to level the cricket pitch

30 January 2016 9:00 am

Levelling the cricket pitch Sir: As a cricket addict and believer in state education, it pains me to agree with…

Australian letters

30 January 2016 9:00 am

Punishing failure Sir: Once I finished chuckling at Neil Brown’s words on Christopher Pyne’s NPC plan for encouraging innovation in…

Letters on the EU referendum, junior doctors’ strike, and TV nature programmes

23 January 2016 9:00 am

Bureaucratic tyranny Sir: As James Forsyth points out (‘Scary Monsters’, 16 January), David Cameron and other ‘In’ campaign supporters wish…

Australian letters

23 January 2016 9:00 am

Dunreadin Sir: As a Spectator subscriber, I read every issue from cover to cover. Sadly I often find myself wondering…

Spectator Letters: Hope for the Scottish Tories, policing charities after Kids Company

16 January 2016 9:00 am

Borderline case Sir: Alex Massie (‘The painful truth for Ruth’, 9 January) correctly identifies the challenges facing the Scottish Conservatives.…

Spectator letters: Taxing empty houses, and crying with Charles Moore

9 January 2016 9:00 am

A tax on empty dwellings Sir: Both the Conservative and Labour candidates (‘Battle for London’, 2 January) rightly see housing…

Australian letters

9 January 2016 9:00 am

Rule of law Sir: A few days ago former Prime Minister of Israel, Ehud Olmert, was sentenced to an 18…

Letters: What Blair omitted to mention

2 January 2016 9:00 am

What Blair omitted to say Sir: Mr Blair’s latest in these pages, like his recent Foreign Affairs Committee appearance on…