SPECIAL prize winner
David Lipsey was awarded a Special Prize in 1997 for his work as ‘Bagehot’ in The Economist, having been highly commended by the judges over the following three years.
David Lipsey was raised to the peerage as Baron Lipsey, of Tooting Bec in the London Borough of Wandsworth 1999 (Labour). He has been a political adviser to Anthony Crosland in Opposition and an adviser to 10 Downing Street. He has worked as a journalist for a variety of different publications including the Sunday Times, Sunday Correspondent, The Times and The Economist. In his spare time he likes to do the following: golf, harness, horse and greyhound racing, opera, walking and cooking.