Counterpoints

Andrew Doyle explains why Nick Cohen just doesn’t get his jokes; Rowan Williams and Irene Lancaster on antisemitism; sustainable sea farming; and Frank Field on why the UK needs a Senate

“It is not just lack of resources which places the burden of proof on migrants, but the law — and that law lies at the basis of Home Office decision-making”

‘It is a common trap to believe that under the Prime Minister’s Etonian brio lie liberal convictions. Experience suggests otherwise. The only thing Johnson consistently stands up for is himself, and on that, he has indeed never compromised’

“Some doctors have an intuitive rapport. For others it’s a work in progress.”