Charles Moore

Charles Moore was editor of The Spectator 1984 - 1990. He continues to write a weekly column, The Spectator's Notes. You can read extracts of his column here.

Charles Moore's notes: People want revenge on energy companies

12 October 2013 9:00 am

Friends of mine called Georgiana and Mouse Campbell recently bought a new house. In the period between completion and moving…

Charles Moore's notes: At last! Reds under the beds again

5 October 2013 9:00 am

 Manchester For those of us of a certain age, Ed Miliband’s speech last week was exhilaratingly nostalgic. His promise to…

Sixteen-year-olds don't pay tax. Why should they vote?

28 September 2013 9:00 am

No doubt it will happen, because the Tories will not dare oppose it, but is there any conceivable good reason…

Charles Moore’s notes: Liberal-leaning Muslims are the people most opposed to the niqab

21 September 2013 9:00 am

We are not allowed to know any details about the Muslim woman, charged with intimidating a witness, who has been…

Charles Moore's notes: The corruption of the BBC - and what was in my GQ goodie bag

14 September 2013 9:00 am

‘Corruption’ is a subtle word, because it describes a process rather than an event. It does not merely mean bad…

The Spectator’s Notes

7 September 2013 9:00 am

David Cameron says that he will not come back to the House of Commons again about the question of Syria…

Charles Moore's notes: While Justin Welby was finding God, I was eating baked beans

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Attending the funeral of Margaret Thatcher in April, the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, was much impressed by the bit in…

The Spectator’s notes

13 July 2013 9:00 am

Andrew Mitchell was forced to resign as the Tory Chief Whip last autumn because he called policemen at the Downing…

Charles Moore: Why not marry a dog?

6 July 2013 9:00 am

MPs are incomparable. This may seem an odd thing to say in the current climate of opinion, but I mean…