Simon Heffer is a journalist, author and political commentator, who has worked for long stretches at the Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail. He has written biographies of Thomas Carlyle, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Enoch Powell, and reviews and writes on politics for the New Statesman

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Politics
19 March 1999
William Hague's decree of tolerance towards those of his MPs who wish the country would join the euro - nothing new in...
Politics
18 December 1998
By this stage you will have been sickened by the endless pretentious articles, in every colour supplement and magazine...
Politics
11 December 1998
Before we come on to the question of how William Hague best goes about trying to improve his disastrous leadership of...
Politics
13 November 1998
Before modernisation caught up with the Palace of Westminster there were some old-fashioned shower cubicles near the...

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