Nigel Lawson

Nigel Lawson: 1932-2023

4 April 2023 7:44 am

Nigel Lawson has died at the age of 91. He was the editor of The Spectator from 1966 to 1970…

Net zero is a disastrous solution to a nonexistent problem

6 November 2021 9:00 am

Net zero is a disastrous solution to a nonexistent problem

What we can learn from Sweden

8 August 2020 9:00 am

It is a particular pleasure to be returning to the columns of The Spectator, more than half a century after…

Nigel Lawson’s diary: Escaping election tedium in la France profonde

2 May 2015 9:00 am

I have escaped this rather depressing election campaign by retreating to my home in la France profonde — to be…

A wicked orthodoxy

10 May 2014 9:00 am

Global-warming alarmism has become a substitute religion, attended by   all the intolerant zealotry that has so often marred religion in the past

Nigel Lawson's diary: My secret showdown with the Royal Society over global warming

30 November 2013 9:00 am

The long-discussed meeting between a group of climate scientists and Fellows of the Royal Society on the one side, and…

Sport: Nigel Lawson on the Ashes

7 September 2013 9:00 am

Those of us who watched the last day of the final Ashes Test of the present series enjoyed a rare…