Harry Cole is a contributing editor to The Spectator and a columnist for Spectator Life.

Time for Tories to come out

Shy no more. It’s time to be Tory and proud.

20 Jun 2015

Meet Dave’s secret A-list

The Conservative party elected Britain’s first ethnic minority MP, Sir Mancherjee Bhownagree, as long ago as 1895. It also gave…

28 Mar 2015

How buff is Ed Balls?

A couple of years ago a perky female MP stood up in the Commons with a bit of boob on display.…

28 Mar 2015

Who’ll win the TV polls?

Anyone who tells you they know how next year’s general election will play out is either a fool or full…

29 Nov 2014

A big beast in kitten heels

‘She doesn’t rate Cameron any more. She did, but not any more,’ confides a friend of the Home Secretary. ‘There…

25 Nov 2014

Let’s get down and dirty

By the time a politician stands up to give a speech, it has been briefed out, pre-butted, rebutted, shredded in…

20 Sep 2014
The Washington Monument

Screen Time

Peering up at the First Amendment of the US Constitution chiselled in foot-high letters into the facade of Washington DC’s…

21 Jun 2014

Yes, no, yes…

Given that smartphones have encroached on every other aspect of our lives, it was only a matter of time before…

30 Nov 2013

Socialist climbing

Not a day goes by without some second-tier shadow minister squawking about the ‘cabinet of millionaires’. Under the new politics…

21 Sep 2013

Faked in Chelsea

For those lucky enough not have witnessed the latest cruel twist in the world of reality television, I recommend Geordie…

21 Sep 2013

Dressing right

Imagine a giant Vegas hotel without the casinos. Replace the dancing girls and gamblers with right-wing political activists, lobbyists and…

22 Jun 2013