Privileges of being an MP

My piece in the new print edition of Standpoint is about parliamentary privilege. You can start reading it here but to find out how it ends you’ll have to buy the magazine. Quite right too.

An autumn note

“For many, the end of this uneasy year cannot come quickly enough”

An ordinary killing

Ian Cobain’s book uses the killing of Millar McAllister to paint a meticulous portrait of the Troubles

Greater—not wiser

John Mullan elucidates the genius of Charles Dickens