‘A Speaker with a strong political agenda is a dangerous creature under the Westminster model’

‘There is nothing comfortable or comforting about modern British history’

‘Charities operate in a world in which there are too few constraints and checks’

‘At some stage, someone, somewhere made the utterly catastrophic decision to allow anyone CC’d on an email to REPLY ALL’

‘London does not need a new Holocaust memorial in the shadow of Parliament. It already has a very moving one in Hyde Park’ 

The joys of throwing things away

Ollie Dabbous’s new London venture disappoints Lisa Hilton

The ancient Assyrians deserve to be remembered for being pioneering builders and engineers

“There was nothing unavoidable about the predicament in which the United Kingdom now finds itself”

‘If contractionary fiscal policy can be expansionary, could expansionary fiscal policy be contractionary?’