Peter Oborne writes here in his personal capacity. He is the former chief political commentator of The Daily Telegraph. He has written a number of books identifying the power structures that lurk behind political discourse, including 'The Triumph of the Political Class'. He is a regular on BBC programmes 'Any Questions' and 'Question Time' and often presents 'The Week in Westminster'. He was voted Columnist of the Year at the Press Awards in 2013.
Published in: openDemocracyUKWe don't need to wait for Chilcot, Blair lied to us about Iraq. Here's the evidence.
With the help of the BBC and Dr David Morrison, I carried out my own inquiry. The facts are devastating for Blair,...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaThe siege of Damascus: an account of everyday life in Syria’s savage war
Peter Oborne spent two weeks in Damascus and gives a compelling account of people's struggles and steadfastness in...
Published in: ourBeebTime to fight for the BBC
George Osborne and his neoliberal backers are not just attacking the BBC. They're launching a concerted assault on...
Published in: HomeFair business for Muslims?
Counter-terrorism regulation is having a corrosive effect on charity banking worldwide. International banks, under...
Published in: HomeDoes Britain have a free press?
Not quite. Here’s one thing you can do about it.
Published in: openDemocracyUKUncaging the Charity Commission
The regulator’s unprecedented moves to block funds to the Muslim advocacy group Cage raises troubling questions for...