opinions

Why should we give in to EU blackmail over the EU border?

12 May 2018 9:00 am

In deference to public exhaustion, I’ve largely avoided Brexit in this slot. But a columnist’s output ought rightly to echo…

Letters: there is no reason for James Dyson to want farming subsidies in a free enterprise

5 August 2017 9:00 am

No reason for subsidies Sir: For believers in free enterprise like me, it was hugely disappointing to read that Sir…

Why should we listen to Benedict Cumberbatch on Syrian refugees?

7 November 2015 9:00 am

Because I just don’t know what to think about the Syrian refugee crisis — not even after Simon Schama’s powerfully…

Why is there such guff in the online comments below my articles?

18 May 2013 9:00 am

What’s to be done about the online comments sections in daily newspapers? These (for those estimable Spectator readers who have…