Tim Dawson

Tim Dawson is a writer and journalist

The new Dr Who is timely, not tokenistic

Intellectual wits like P J O’Rourke are rare birds these days

Church attendance is on the rise among non-Christian, non-believing millennials

The BBC has lost its way and things have to change

Knighthood or no knighthood, Tony Blair will never be re-habilitated

Once a habit that cut across class, smoking is now masochistic comfort for the dispossessed

Chris Bryant’s absurd rhetoric deepens cultural divisions in one of the most tolerant countries on earth

Rishi Sunak’s budget is taking us back to the 1970s, but with none of the fun

Freedom to die on the streets is no freedom at all

Party conferences are insights into the parties’ souls — insights that are not always reassuring