Daniel Hannan

Torture a Tory, make him an MEP? Not any more

25 January 2020 9:00 am

‘Epiphany.’ That was the word that Robert Rowland, soon-to-be-ex-MEP for the Brexit party, used to describe his discovery of the…

For the first time in my life, I feel ashamed to be British

9 July 2016 9:00 am

Before even writing this I know what response it will meet. Some who fought for Leave on 23 June will…

Most of the great and the good who say Vote Remain are on the EU payroll

11 June 2016 9:00 am

For Brexit enthusiasts, Why Vote Leave by Daniel Hannan is an essential primer

De Gaulle knew it: Britain does not belong in the EU

30 April 2016 9:00 am

‘England in effect is insular, she is maritime, she is linked through her interactions, her markets and her supply lines…

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…

Even Ukip don't dare break the unhealthy consensus on the NHS

3 January 2015 9:00 am

There’s an irony about Ukip’s rise. Nigel Farage party’s popularity is driven by a widespread sense that the main parties…

The Spectator's Notes: Max Clifford's conviction vindicates juries. But so did the acquittals

3 May 2014 9:00 am

The conviction of Max Clifford for indecent assaults feels like a vindication of the jury system, as did the acquittal…

Politics: The right way to help Ireland

27 November 2010 12:00 am

Why is Britain committing £7 billion to a bailout which will trap Ireland in its present discontents?