Letters

Letters: The triple lock must be saved

12 November 2022 9:00 am

Running the asylum Sir: The interview with Robert Buckland must be the most depressing article I have read for a…

Letters: What to do with the Elgin Marbles

29 October 2022 9:00 am

Sculpting a solution Sir: Noel Malcolm’s article ‘Relief fund’ (22 October) rightly suggests that legislators should consider the issue of…

Letters: The case for legalising cannabis

22 October 2022 9:00 am

Paying the price Sir: Lionel Shriver’s piece about university standards rang true to me (‘University is supposed to be hard’,…

Letters: red kites are a menace

15 October 2022 9:00 am

Free Kaliningrad Sir: Mark Galeotti was right to identify the exclave of Kaliningrad as a target for a strong western…

Letters: Why I love Warhammer

8 October 2022 9:00 am

Troubles ahead? Sir: Jenny McCartney’s article ‘Border lines’ (1 October) was a profoundly depressing one. Perhaps there will be a…

Letters: Britain needs the English National Ballet

1 October 2022 9:00 am

Putin’s options Sir: I agree with Paul Wood that Vladimir Putin is on the back foot (‘Cornered’, 24 September). His…

Letters: Why the Union may not be so secure under Charles

24 September 2022 9:00 am

The Queen’s kindness Sir: Last week’s Spectator (17 September) was thoughtful, insightful and at times hilarious; just the tonic I…

Letters: My childhood memory of the Queen

17 September 2022 9:00 am

Majestic memories Sir: The sad news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II took me back 70 years to my…

Letters: Why we obeyed lockdown

10 September 2022 9:00 am

Why we allowed it Sir: In her article ‘Why didn’t more people resist lockdown?’ (3 September), Lionel Shriver partially answers…

Letters: Lockdown saved lives

3 September 2022 9:00 am

Lockdown saved lives Sir: Rishi Sunak presents an alarming picture of what happened during lockdown (‘The lockdown files’, 27 August)…

Letters: How to reform the GMC

27 August 2022 9:00 am

Overhaul the GMC Sir: Max Pemberton’s cogent criticism of the GMC (‘Unfit for purpose’, 20 August). is one of the…

Letters: Blame the regulators, not the water companies

20 August 2022 9:00 am

No competition Sir: Ross Clark’s compelling critique of the water companies comes to the wrong conclusion (‘Water isn’t working’, 13…

Letters: The Tavistock is a national health scandal

13 August 2022 9:00 am

The race isn’t run Sir: Bravo Fiona Unwin (‘Rooting for Rishi’, 6 August) for the best piece I have read…

Letters: How Rishi Sunak could beat the odds

6 August 2022 9:00 am

Injured party Sir: Prue Leith’s short interlude as a Conservative party member and subsequent resignation underlines a feature of the…

Letters: Let’s get fracking

30 July 2022 9:00 am

Get fracking Sir: All credit to The Spectator for grabbing the cancelled Tory leadership debate slot (‘The final three’, 23…

Letters: What William Blake meant

23 July 2022 9:00 am

Procurement profligacy Sir: In response to Susan Hill’s query ‘Who allows the profligacy in NHS hospital procurement to continue?’ (‘Best…

Letters: In defence of Boris Johnson

16 July 2022 9:00 am

Boris’s legacy Sir: It is grossly unfair to assert that Boris Johnson’s legacy was the lockdown (Leading article, 9 July).…

Letters: What Sturgeon has got wrong

9 July 2022 9:00 am

Sturgeon’s single issue Sir: Nicola Sturgeon needs to be careful what she wishes for. Declaring that the next general election…

Letters: Why do we bully PMs’ wives?

2 July 2022 9:00 am

Strong leaders Sir: Freddy Gray states that ‘voters seemed most enthusiastic about the leaders who removed their liberties’ (‘Leaderless’, 18…

Letters: How to face death

25 June 2022 9:00 am

Be prepared Sir: The advice of Jeremy Clarke’s Aunty Margaret that he ‘must “get right with the Lord” as a…

Letters: Boris Johnson might be the leader we need

18 June 2022 9:00 am

The leader we need? Sir: Matthew Parris excoriates Boris Johnson for administrative incompetence, mendacity, personal immorality and utter lack of…

Letters: Becoming a GP is not an ‘easier’ option

11 June 2022 9:00 am

Saving general practice Sir: Regarding J. Meirion Thomas’s article (‘Medical emergency’, 4 June), traditional general practice continues to thrive in…

Letters: Who’s responsible for Putin’s rise if not Russians?

4 June 2022 9:00 am

Russian misrule Sir: Your editorial (‘Sanction Schroder’, 21 May) laments that western sanctions may be harming ordinary Russians, given that…

Letters: The true state of Oxbridge admissions

28 May 2022 9:00 am

Applying myself Sir: It was interesting to read David Abulafia’s rather damning critique of the Oxbridge admissions process (‘Who’s out’,…