Letters

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…

Letters

2 January 2016 9:00 am

Mind altering Sir: I was quite surprised to find the spread of mind altering drugs had reached Wandandian NSW but…

Spectator Christmas letters: from Daesh to zakuski

12 December 2015 9:00 am

Just call them Daesh Sir: I was interested to read Sam Leith’s article in which he appears to argue that…

Spectator letters: Bombing, Botham and Steven Spielberg

5 December 2015 9:00 am

Bombers without borders Sir: To define this week’s debate as being about ‘bombing Syria’ (‘The great fake war’, 28 November)…

Australian letters

5 December 2015 9:00 am

Mal content Sir: Would The Spectator Australia please reduce the level of Turnbull Hating indulged in by its regular contributors.…

Letters: There is plenty of forgiveness in the Quran

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Forgiveness in the Quran Sir: Canon Andrew White (‘God’s man in Baghdad’, 21 November) said he could not find any…

Australian Letters

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Not Jesus Sir: Damian Thompson (Pope vs church, November 7) is concerned that Pope Francis is compromising “the great strength…

Letters: Why politicians should leave doctors’ pay and hours alone

21 November 2015 9:00 am

The NHS and politicians Sir: The NHS is indeed in need of fundamental reform, but Max Pemberton’s excellent article (‘The…

Letters: The Church of England should apologise for abuse accusations

14 November 2015 9:00 am

The C of E should apologise Sir: Peter Hitchens’s article on the allegations against the late Bishop Bell is a…

Letters: Nicholas Serota answers Toby Young on arts teaching

7 November 2015 9:00 am

The power of creativity Sir: A rounded education should encourage creativity as well as maths, English, science and history if…