Evan Harris

Dr Evan Harris was drinking with the enemy last night...

Evan Harris glugs with the enemy

20 March 2014 12:45

Gongs all round at the Paddy Power Political Book of the Year Award at the Imax cinema in Waterloo. It was a bumper night for Spectator writers. Congratulations to Charles… Continue reading

Evan Harris says he's 'quite happy' to serve with Lord Rennard. (AFP PHOTO / ANDREW COWIE)

Senior Lib Dem ‘quite happy’ for Rennard to re-join the gang

16 January 2014 14:58

Evan Harris, the former Lib Dem MP turned Hacked Off campaigner, told the Daily Politics that he was ‘quite happy’ to serve on party policy committees with panjandrum Lord Rennard.… Continue reading

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Lord, actually

19 September 2013 17:58

Lord Ashcroft’s Lunch Offensive continues, mercilessly. When he’s not entertaining Tom Watson and other animals, the former Tory donor can be spotted plotting with naughtier Cabinet ministers and loose-lipped journalists.… Continue reading


The View from 22 — Leveson debate special

1 February 2013 13:15

The Spectator hosted a sell out debate on Thursday night on the motion ‘Leveson is a fundamental threat to the free press’, and you can now hear what happened. As… Continue reading

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We ask the questions

22 November 2012 14:56

The enemies of a free press, also known as the mysteriously funded Hacked Off campaign, are positively salivating at the prospect of new legislation to regulate the press. I hear… Continue reading

Coogan and Clegg united on press reforms. Photo: Getty Images.

Lib Dem conference: Tories and Lib Dems may not be bound to vote together on press regulation

25 September 2012 22:58

Brighton was touched with a smidgen of stardust this evening as Steve Coogan surfaced with the Hacked Off pressure group. Having previously appeared as a public face for press reform, the… Continue reading