Gaby Hinsliff

columnist, The Guardian

Gaby Hinsliff is a Guardian columnist, Grazia political editor and former political editor of The Observer. For over 12 years she covered politics for The Daily Mail and then for The Observer, writing on the exercise of power and the development of policy. She was headhunted by The Observer in 2000 as chief political correspondent and, in 2004, became the youngest then political editor of a national newspaper.

Her broadcast work has included appearing as a commentator and newspaper reviewer for Radio 4’s Today programme, Sky News, ITV, BBC and Radio 2’s Michael Ball Show. Her book Half a Wife: The Working Family’s Guide to Getting a Life Back was published in 2012.