Matthew ParrisThe Spectator, The Times
Matthew Parris is a former MP and a prize winning author, columnist and broadcaster. He currently writes columns for The Times and the Spectator as well as presenting the BBC Radio 4 biographical programme Great Lives. He was named Political Journalist of the Year at the Press Awards 2015.
Few dare say it but knife crime is a fashion
We shouldn’t take such offence at prejudice
All ages are gullible – including our own