Harry mount

Statue of Augustus in Orange, southern France

Augustus: here was a Caesar! Or at least his great-nephew

5 September 2015 9:00 am

It’s strange that tourists rarely visit the most famous site in Roman history. The spot in Pompey’s assembly hall where…

Why lawyers deserve Michael Gove

27 June 2015 9:00 am

A great test of political leadership is how well you deal with vested interests on your own side. In his…

Spectator letters: A history of Stepford Students; Brendan Behan and Joan Littlewood; and the Army’s tour of Pakistan

29 November 2014 9:00 am

Silencing students Sir: The Stepford Students (22 November) are nothing new. The NUS-inspired ‘No Platform’ policy has been used to…

Spectator letters: A surgeon writes on assisted dying, and an estate agent answers Harry Mount

12 July 2014 9:00 am

Real help for those in pain Sir: The fickleness of existence is exemplified by the fact that being Tony Blair’s…

Letters: The barristers strike back

15 June 2013 9:00 am

Legal squabbles Sir: Harry Mount’s angry and unfocused polemic (‘Against the Law’, 8 June), demonstrates a fundamental ignorance of the…

Left out

16 October 2010 12:00 am

New Labour Islington is no more – it is now an area for Tory-voting bankers