Political journalist and commentator

About Isabel

Isabel Oakeshott is a writer, broadcaster and public speaker. A panellist on BBC1’s Sunday Politics show, she is also a regular guest on BBC1’s Question Time and Radio 4’s Any Questions.

Until 2014, she was Political Editor of the Sunday Times. She left to write an unauthorised biography of Prime Minister David Cameron. The book attracted global publicity.

She is currently writing a book on the state of the British Armed Forces with Lord Ashcroft KCMG. The authors welcome contributions from members of the Armed Forces and those with a special interest in the subject.



The Bad Boys of Brexit

NOTHING quite prepared me for the ten weeks I spent this summer helping Arron Banks write his Brexit book, published today. Drafting a diary at breakneck speed for someone who did not actually keep a diary was a crazy enterprise, made possible only because Banks and his irrepressible sidekick Andy Wigmore gave me access to their…

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