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.
14 February 2012 12:00 AM
We are decreasingly able to gain a sense of personal pride simply in knowing we have done a good job
07 February 2012 12:00 AM
David Cameron's decision to maintain our overseas aid budget was intensely political
31 January 2012 12:00 AM
A grotesque outlay was justified on the grounds that it would benefit tourism. But there was no evidence for it
17 January 2012 12:00 AM
If your policy is one of austerity it is advisable to use something other than economic growth as a measure of your success
10 January 2012 12:01 AM
Perhaps a mass campaign to switch accounts from the bank with the highest-paid CEO?
03 January 2012 12:00 AM
The reason forecasting is so often an abject failure is both familiar and predictable
20 December 2011 12:00 AM
There is no evidence to suggest that incentive structures led to people taking excessive risks
29 November 2011 12:00 AM
If there is a class divide in the employment market, the underdogs are not the public sector
22 November 2011 12:00 AM
MPs of all parties have belatedly addressed themselves to the public's concern
15 November 2011 12:00 AM
Britain's plunge into this grotesque subsidy has come at a time when other countries have pulled back
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