EDITOR'S CHOICE

Jessica Lambert is a freelance writer and deputy editor of Londoner's Diary at the Evening Standard.

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Walter Laqueur is a distinguished historian and political commentator. He is the author, most recently, of After The Fall: The End of the European Dream and the Decline of a Continent (Macmillan).

 

 

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Bryan Lask is Emeritus Professor at the University of London and Academic Director of Ellern Mede Centre for Eating Disorders in North London. Read more

Sheila Lawlor is director of the think-tank Politeia and the author of Churchill and the Politics of War (CUP).

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Nigel Lawson is a Conservative politician and former Chancellor of the Exchequer. His latest book is An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming. An updated edition of his memoirs, Memoirs of a Tory Radical, is published by Biteback. He is on the Advisory Board of Standpoint.

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Former Tory chancellor Nigel Lawson challenges David Cameron’s Conservatives and their global warming policies, whilst the party’s policy chief Oliver Letwin defends them. 

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Dominic Lawson is a columnist for the Sunday Times and the Daily Mail. He is also the author of The Inner Game (Hardinge Simpole Publishing). He was Columnist of the Year (popular newspapers) in the recent British Press Awards and is President of the English Chess Federation. Read more
Inna Lazareva is a political analyst and journalist based in Tel Aviv. Read more
Ben Lazarus is a politics graduate of the University of Bristol. He has written for the Daily Telegraph, the Jewish Chronicle and the Huffington Post. Read more
Julian Le Grand is the Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He was a senior policy adviser to Tony Blair. Read more
Ruth Lea is economic adviser to the Arbuthnot Banking Group and a Vice-President of the National Churches Trust. Read more

Rodney Leach is the Director of Jardine Matheson Group and chairman of Open Europe. He is the author of Europe, A Concise Encyclopedia, and was made a life peer in 2006.

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Adam LeBor is a British author and journalist based in Budapest. He reports from Central Europe for The Times and is the author of City of Oranges.

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Norman Lebrecht is an author and broadcaster. His latest book is Why Mahler? (Faber) and a collection of his writing for Standpoint is available as an ebook, Conduct Unbecoming.

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Catesby Leigh writes about art and architecture and his commentary has appeared in the Wall Street Journal and other publications. He is based Washington.  Read more
Oliver Letwin MP, a Minister in the Cabinet Office, chairs the Conservative Research Department and the party's Policy Review. Read more

Angela Levin writes for several national newspapers. She is also a broadcaster and has written seven non-fiction books.

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Davis Lewin is Political Director at The Henry Jackson Society.

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Francesca Lewis is a graduate of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and the London School of Economics. Read more

Sophie Lewis manages the Europe office of Dalkey Archive Press in London. Her translation of Stendhal's De l'Amour is published by Hesperus.

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Oliver Lewis has worked for the Conservative politicians Michael Gove and Andrew Lansley. He was involved with the launch of the first free schools. Read more
Julian Lewis is the Conservative MP for New Forest East and a former Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office.  Read more

Conrad Leyser is Fellow and Tutor in History at Worcester College, Oxford. He is the author of Authority and Asceticism from Augustine to Gregory the Great (OUP).

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Ottoline Leyser is Professor of Plant Developmental Genetics at the University of York.

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Maureen Lipman is an actress, comedian and writer. Her most recent book is I Must Collect Myself (Simon & Schuster). Read more
Mark Littlewood is Director General of the Institute of Economic Affairs and former head of media for the Liberal Democrats. Read more

Joseph Loconte is an associate professor of history at King's College, New York, and the author of The Searchers: A Quest for Faith in the Valley of Doubt (Thomas Nelson), and A Hobbit, A Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered Faith, Friendship, and Heroism in the Cataclysm of 1914-18 (HarperCollins).

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Robert Low is Consultant Editor at Standpoint and the author of La Pasionaria: The Spanish Firebrand (Hutchinson).

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Anthony Loyd has been a special correspondent for The Times for 15 years. He has been a frequent visitor to Afghanistan since 1996.

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Edward Lucas and Mary Dejevsky, both leading commentators on Russia and eastern Europe, discuss the Georgian crisis and its implications for the West. Read more
Edward Lucas is a senior vice-president at the Centre for European Policy Analysis in Washington, DC. He is the author of The New Cold War and Deception: Spies, Lies and How Russia Dupes The West, both published by Bloomsbury. Read more

Margot Lurie is associate editor of Jewish Ideas Daily. Her work has appeared in the New Criterion, Parnassus: Poetry in Review, Commentary and the Jewish Review of Books.

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