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Matthew Parris

Matthew Parris worked for the Foreign Office before serving as an MP. He now writes as a columnist for The Times and the Spectator, and in 2011 won the Best Columnist award at the British Press Awards. His acclaimed biography Chance Witness was published in Penguin in 2003. Andrew Bryson is a radio journalist working in the BBC's Business and Economics Unit. He frequently produces Radio 4's Today programme and also programmes for Radio 5 Live. Their first volume of diplomats' despatches,...See more