Peter Oborne is the former chief political commentator of the Telegraph.
He writes a weekly column for Middle East Eye and the Daily Mail. He has written a number of books identifying the power structures that lurk behind political discourse, including The Triumph of the Political Class and The Rise of Political Lying. He appears on BBC programmes Any Questions and Question Time and often presents Week in Westminster.
He was voted Columnist of the Year at the Press Awards in 2013.