Former editor of The Specator magazine and the Sunday Telegraph newspaper, Dominic Lawson who is noted for his robust and iconoclastic opinions on political and social issues, has been writing a column for The Independent since 2006.
15 October 2012 06:18 PM
Alan Milburn, the Coalition's social mobility Tsar, has a set of new proposals to help disadvantaged pupils get into University. But has he really thought this through?
08 October 2012 06:51 PM
If anything, women are more likely than men to feel that abortion laws should be tightened. Why do so few female writers point this out?
01 October 2012 07:33 PM
Just because UK golf fans cheered on a European side against the Americans does not mean a single one of them would advocate joining the euro
24 September 2012 07:15 PM
Every conference season, the same thing happens. The party says we should tax the rich more. But the numbers prove that would not address the real problem
17 September 2012 06:41 PM
It would be crazy if a bunch of five uninhabited rocks precipitated a military conflict between two world powers. That doesn't mean it won't happen
03 September 2012 08:00 PM
Some events are hard to fathom, if they're meant to comply with the idea of 'like against like'
27 August 2012 08:00 PM
Though unnerved by a world without privacy, I admit camera phones bring more benefit than harm
14 August 2012 01:45 PM
There are millions of Britons thoroughly cheesed off by their inability to get tickets
06 August 2012 08:00 PM
There is a marvellous alternative national anthem: Holst's 'I Vow To Thee, My Country'
17 July 2012 11:00 AM
People phoned Radio 5 Live to complain that all they could hear was the constant pounding bass
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
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