Matt Mathers

News reporter@mattcmathers

Matt Mathers is a news reporter based in London, with an interest in politics, home affairs and health. He joined The Independent from Daily Star Online in March 2020 and has previously written for The Sunday Times and The Belfast Telegraph, among others. He covers domestic and foreign news and has this year written about everything from dementia, to the state of the UK prison system and concerns about the government’s climate policy. You can contact him with stories and tips by emailing

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