Simon Heffer

Simon Heffer is Professor of History at the University of Buckingham and writes for the Daily and Sunday Telegraph. His new book is Staring at God: Britain in the Great War (Random House).

An indolent, blustering prime minister surrounded by supine, vacuous incompetents

Benjamin Disraeli could change his mind without turning a hair

Simon Heffer reviews Providence Lost: The Rise and Fall of Cromwell’s Protectorate by Paul Lay

A climate of intolerance is threatening the pursuit of reason.

Simon Heffer on the final instalment of Charles Moore’s Thatcher biography and Paul Corthorn’s ‘Enoch Powell’