Letters

Lawyers do make the best MPs (despite Thatcher and Blair)

2 December 2017 9:00 am

Proven lawyers Sir: Andrew Watts says that for ‘lawyers in politics, the elimination of risk becomes the highest aim of…

Australian letters

25 November 2017 9:00 am

Government by hysteria Sir: In the world where science and politics interact, we see the dismissal of science at the…

To fix this failing government make Gove the CEO and keep May as chairman

18 November 2017 9:00 am

Chairman May Sir: Theresa May is the only politician with a mandate to lead, yet doesn’t seem capable of leading…

Letters: Looking for love? Just follow these three simple rules

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Rules for romance Sir: Lara Prendergast describes a floundering generation desperate for reliable love but with no real idea how…

Letters: the tyranny of ‘equality of outcome’ in education

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Equality of outcome Sir: Rod Liddle exposes some deep flaws in the way children are prepared to play their part…

Letters

28 October 2017 9:00 am

Meeting halfway Sir: If our Brexit negotiator David Davis has not read Robert Tombs’s wonderful article ‘Lost in translation’ (21…

Letters

21 October 2017 9:00 am

The great divider Sir: Niall Ferguson (‘Tech vs Trump’, 14 October) draws a parallel between the Reformation — powered by the…

Letters

14 October 2017 9:00 am

Let’s talk about guns Sir: I was surprised that the cover stories on the recent shootings in Las Vegas (‘Say…

Letters

7 October 2017 9:00 am

What do the Tories offer? Sir: I have been hoping that someone more eloquent than me would respond to your…

Australian letters

30 September 2017 9:00 am

More please Sir: What a great pleasure it was for me as a hybrid New Zealand / Australian to read…

Letters

23 September 2017 9:00 am

Christians betrayed Sir: Michael Karam’s article (Ya Allah!, 16 September) is timely. Many Westerners seem to be unaware that there…

Australian letters

16 September 2017 9:00 am

Spreading the word Sir: Yesterday, I left my copy of last week’s Speccie behind at the optometrist after an appointment.…

Australian letters

9 September 2017 9:00 am

Odious Sir: It is typical of the sloppy zealotry of your Australian edition, which is so at odds with the…

Australian letters

2 September 2017 9:00 am

What’s the question? Sir: Will the wording of the postal plebiscite be set to harvest a ‘Yes’ vote to distort…

Letters

26 August 2017 9:00 am

In defence of General Lee Sir: In your leader ‘America’s identity crisis’ (19 August) you state that ‘When General Lee…

Australian letters

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Foreign head of state Sir: Neil Brown does a Tony Abbott and conflates republicanism with every socialist cause he can…

Letters

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Pastel atrocity Sir: I note that Professor Flint (‘Constitutional Notes’, 5 August) neglects to mention what is surely the strongest…

Letters

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…

Letters

29 July 2017 9:00 am

Bugs bite back Sir: Matthew Parris is quite right to say that we Leavers would prefer independence in reduced circumstances…

Australian letters

22 July 2017 9:00 am

Stats 101 Sir: Jeremy Sammut’s discussion (July 15) of Tim Soutphommasane’s argument that “equality of opportunity is a myth in…

Australian letters

15 July 2017 9:00 am

Disraeli switches gears Sir: Malcolm Turnbull’s statement that Liberals are not Conservatives finally settles a question that has puzzled me…

Letters

13 July 2017 1:00 pm

Technical education Sir: I am grateful to Robert Tombs for highlighting the baleful use of ‘declinism’ as part of the…

Australian letters

8 July 2017 9:00 am

Hot stuff Sir: If Dr Williamson of East Anglia wishes to be taken seriously then he should refrain from using…

Letters

6 July 2017 1:00 pm

The wrong choice Sir: Sebastian Vella’s new-found interest in politics is to be commended, but he has made the wrong…

Letters

1 July 2017 9:00 am

The Tory quagmire Sir: While the media has been preoccupied in divining what went wrong with the Conservatives’ appalling election…