Martin Vander Weyer

Taki's table talk and my fears about the Spectator cruise

5 September 2015 9:00 am

Last Saturday afternoon, in Venice, 31 Spectator readers, plus Martin Vander Weyer, the great Taki and I came aboard the…

Spectator letters: India’s forgotten soldiers, James Delingpole’s happy father, and a defence of public relations

23 August 2014 9:00 am

Worth the candle Sir: I was saddened by Charles Moore’s account of the Westminster Abbey candlelit vigil marking the centenary…

Reinhart and Rogoff's faulty spreadsheet doesn't destroy the case for austerity

27 April 2013 9:00 am

Economists should always leave themselves a margin for error. When challenged that free-market policies on both sides of the Atlantic…

Thatcher changed the City for the better – but human nature led it astray

13 April 2013 9:00 am

‘Margaret had no love for the banks,’ Nigel Lawson wrote in The View from No. 11. The idea that the…

In Cyprus as in Britain, the prudent must pay for others’ folly – but not like this

23 March 2013 9:00 am

The Cypriots are the authors of their own misfortune, having turned their banking system into a rackety offshore haven for…

Letters

16 March 2013 9:00 am

Sir David must stand down Sir: Reading the reports of Sir David Nicholson’s evidence before the House of Commons Health…

Europe’s cap on bankers’ pay is merely a harbinger of the Great Persecution to come

9 March 2013 9:00 am

‘Possibly the most deluded measure to come from Europe since Diocletian tried to fix the price of groceries across the…