Lord Sacks, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of Great Britain and the Commonwealth, was created a life peer in 2009. His book, The Great Partnership, was published by Hodder in 2011.

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Gabriel Heller Sahlgren is the director research at the Centre for the Market Reform of Education. Read more

Razeen Sally is co-director of the European Centre for International Political Economy, and teaches at the LSE.

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Roger Sandall is an essayist and commentator on cultural relativism. He is the author of The Culture Cult: Designer Tribalism and Other Essays.

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Edwina Sandys is an English artist based in New York. Her commissions include several by the UN and the "Breakthrough" memorial in Fulton, Missouri. Read more
Charles Saumarez Smith is Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts. His most recent book is The Company of Artists: The Origins of the Royal Academy of Arts in London, published by Modern Art Press and Bloomsbury. Read more

Victoria Schofield is a writer and commentator on South Asian politics. She has written several articles for The Spectator and is the author of  Bhutto: Trial and Execution and Afghan Frontier: Feuding and Fighting in Central Asia.

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Ingo Schulze is the leading German writer to emerge since 1989 from the former GDR. He has won several awards for his novels and stories. He is the author of Adam and Evelyn. Read more
Claudia Schwartz is a Research Assistant at the Legatum Institute. Read more

Neil Scolding is the Burden Professor of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Bristol and Director of the Burden Neurological Institute.

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Dr David Scott is a Senior Research Fellow for the History of Parliament Trust.

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Alev Scott is an Istanbul-based writer. She teaches Latin at Bosphorus University. Her book Turkish Awakening is published this month by Faber.

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Matthew Sott is a criminal barrister. He blogs at barristerblog.com Read more

James Scott Linville is a film maker, journalist, and blogger, and a former co-editor of the Paris Review.

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Roger Scruton is a professor of philosophy at St Andrews University and a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. His latest book is The Face of God (Continuum). 

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Ruth Scurr is a fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. She is the author of Fatal Purity: Robespierre and the French Revolution.

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Francesca Segal has written for Granta, the Daily Telegraph, the Observer, the Financial Times and the Jewish Chronicle. She is currently a features writer at Tatler, and is the Observer's Debut Fiction columnist.

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Raymond Seitz was the U.S. Ambassador to the UK from 1991-94, and is the author of Over Here.

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David Sexton is Literary Editor of the London Evening Standard and has written for the Guardian and the First Post.

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Richard Shannon is the retired Professor Emeritus of Modern History at University of Wales Swansea. He has published extensively on 19th-century British history. His most recent book is Gladstone: God and Politics (Continuum, 2007). Read more

JM Shaw is a writer, and the author of The Illumination of Merton Browne.

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J.M. Shaw was chairman of the think-tank Civitas from 2002 to 2011. His latest novel is Ten Weeks in Africa (Sceptre). Read more

William Shawcross's most recent book is Justice and the Enemy (2012). (Photo credit: Susan Greenhill)

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Robin Shepherd founded The Commentator website, and is the Director of International Affairs at the Henry Jackson Society. His latest book is A State Beyond the Pale: Europe's Problem with Israel (Weidenfeld & Nicholson).

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Jane Shilling is a journalist and author of The Fox in the Cupboard: A Memoir. Her book on middle age, The Stranger in the Mirror, was published in 2011.

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James Shinn was US Assistant Secretary of Defense from 2007-8, with prime policy responsibility for Afghanistan. He previously served in the Central Intelligence Agency and the State Department, and teaches at Princeton University.

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Amity Shlaes won the International Policy Network's Bastiat Prize for Journalism in 2002 for her work in the Financial Times. She is the author of The Forgotten Man: a New History of the Great Depression.

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Ryan Shorthouse is a freelance writer.

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Lionel Shriver’s latest novel, Big Brother, is published by HarperCollins. The film of her novel We Need to Talk About Kevin was released in 2011. Read more

Marc Sidwell is the author of the New Culture Forum’s report, The Arts Council: Managed to Death.

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Professor Karol Sikora is Britain's leading cancer expert. He is senior editor of Treatment of Cancer, a widely used international textbook now in its 5th edition. Read more

Robin Simcox is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Cohesion and Section Director for the Henry Jackson Society.

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Brendan Simms is Professor of the History of International Relations at the University of Cambridge. He is author of Unfinest Hour: Britain and the Destruction of Bosnia (Penguin) and Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy (Allen Lane).

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Rana Siu Inboden previously worked on humans rights at the US State Department.

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Alan Sked was the founding leader of UKIP and is Professor of International History at the London School of Economics. Read more
Lord Skidelsky, the biographer of Keynes, is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick. Tim Congdon is a former adviser to the Treasury and a founder of Lombard Street Research. Read more
Edward Skidelsky is a lecturer at Exeter University and author of Ernst Cassirer: The Last Philosopher of Culture (Princeton). Read more
Sarah Skwire is a published poet, a Fellow of Liberty Fund and author of Writing with a Thesis, now in its 11th edition. Read more

Ed Smith is a former professional cricketer for Kent and Middlesex, who played three times for England. He is now a writer, and the author of What Sport Tells Us About Life.

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Lee Smith is a visiting fellow at the Hudson Institute where he specializes in Levant affairs.

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A new documentary made in Afghanistan has won two awards at the the Sundance Film Festival. Afghan Star could help the cause of feminism there and encourage a desperately-needed sense of national community Read more

Chloe Smith was first elected to Parliament as MP for Norwich North in 2009. She was appointed Economic Secretary to the Treasury in October 2011.

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Peter Smith is a barrister and a freelance writer and journalist. Read more

Fredric Smoler teaches Literature and History at Sarah Lawrence College and is a contributing editor of American Heritage.

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Meir Soloveichik is the Rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel in New York. Read more
Anne Somerset is an historian and was married to the late Matthew Carr. She is the author of Queen Anne: The Politics of Passion (HarperPress). Read more
Anne Somerset is a historian. Her latest book is Queen Anne: The Politics of Passion (HarperCollins). 
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Charles Spencer has been theatre critic of the Daily Telegraph since 1991. He was named critic of the year at the British Press Awards in 1999 and 2008.

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Nick Spencer is the Director of Studies at Theos, a public theology think-tank.

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Daniel Johnson, Georgina Blackwell, Hannah Stone, Frances Weaver, Robert Low, Emily Read, and Miriam Gross.

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Peter Stanford is a biographer, columnist and former editor of the Catholic Herald. His book, The Extra Mile: A 21st Century Pilgrimage, was published in 2010 by Continuum.

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Berenika Stefanska is a freelance writer based in Germany and Africa. Read more

Rick Stein is an English chef, restaurateur and television presenter.

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John Stein is a Professor of Neuroscience at Magdalen College, Oxford. His research focuses on the control of movement and behaviour in animals, neurological patients, dyslexics and young offenders.

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Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz has written more than 60 books, including acclaimed Talmudic translations and commentaries. He lives in Jerusalem. Read more

Irwin Stelzer is a business adviser and director of economic policy studies at the Hudson Institute in New York, and US columnist for The Sunday Times.

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Cita Stelzer is a freelance editor and journalist. She is a researcher at Churchill College, Cambridge. Her most recent book is Dinner with Churchill: Policy-making at the Dinner Table (Pegasus Books).  Read more

Hannah Stone was an editorial assistant at Standpoint.

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Norman Stone is Professor of International Relations at Bilkent University, Ankara, and also lives in Oxford, where he was Professor of Modern History until 1997. Jeremy Black is a Professor of History at the University of Exeter.

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Tom Stoppard is a British playwright. He wrote, among others, The Coast of Utopia, Arcadia, Rosencratz and Guildenstern are Dead and Rock 'n' Roll. He is on the Advisory Board of Standpoint.

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Laetitia Strauch-Bonart is a French writer and think-tank researcher based in London. Read more

Gisela Stuart has been the Labour MP for Birmingham Edgbaston since 1997. A former health minister, she is a trustee of the Henry Jackson Society and is also editor of the parliamentary weekly political House Magazine.

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Andrew Stuttaford works in the international financial markets, and writes frequently about cultural and political issues in a number of US publications. He is a contributing editor of National Review Online.

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Barton Swaim works as a speechwriter. He is the author of Scottish Men of Letters and the New Public Sphere, 1802-1834.

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Helen Szamuely is the Editor of the Conservative History Journal and writes the Your Freedom and Ours blog.

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