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.
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The moral decay of British society is as bad at the top as the bottom
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Sycophantic Kingdom: Cameron and company creep to Obama
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Tom Bingham: Britain is right to honour a champion of the rule of law
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In writing 'The Silent State', Heather Brooke planted a giant bomb under the British parliamentary system. After...