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'For the Palace to banish Lady Hussey almost instantly, despite the fact that she devoted her entire adult life to the institution, is far more callous.' ✍️ Brendan O'Neill

🎙 Coffee House Shots | How effective is Labour’s class war? Keir Starmer went in on Rishi Sunak’s privileged background. Is this an effective line of attack, or do voters simply not care?

'It is a measure of the dark places Xi Jinping is taking China that the rule of Jiang Zemin is being looked back upon with some nostalgia.' ✍️ Ian Williams

'The MPs who choose not to stand in 2024 will cause a headache for Conservative Campaign Headquarters because the party will have less of an incumbency advantage in these seats.' ✍️ James Forsyth on the changing face of Tory retirees

'I do find it all a little depressing, though, for it is simply more evidence that millennials and even Generation Zers wish to abolish everything from history and everything we have learned from it.' ✍️ Rod Liddle

'There seemed to be an unspoken social contract: the Chinese Communist party would ensure that people’s lives became materially better; in return, they would have sole and unchallengeable power.' ✍️ Cindy Yu


WATCH: Dr David Nabarro, the WHO's Special Envoy on Covid-19, tells Andrew Neil: 'We really do appeal to all world leaders: stop using lockdown as your primary control method'. Watch the full interview here: | #SpectatorTV  @afneil  @davidnabarro 

Lord Frost: we need a Britain with low tax and no vaccine passports

Drug-induced deaths of 15-64 year olds, per million population: 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland: 315 SESweden: 81 GB UK: 76 IEIreland: 72 ATAustria: 31 DEGermany: 21 FR France: 9 ITItaly: 9

‘One was a comedian who became a president, the other was a president who became a comedian.’ ✍️ Steerpike

? ‘The Crown Office is doing a clear-up job, seeking to expunge remnants of Salmond’s evidence from the internet. It has ordered The Spectator to make further redactions to the Salmond submission’ Spectator leading article on Scotland

'The things they want to censor don't identify any complainants, but they do contain embarrassing allegations against Sturgeon's government. If we say no, we could have a £50,000 fine. They are stopping the whole truth from coming out' ?️Fraser Nelson ?

'The BBC has dropped the pretence and is openly campaigning to unseat an elected prime minister.' ✍️Lloyd Evans