Isabel Oakeshott was named Political Journalist of the Year at the 2012 UK Press Awards. In 2010 she became Political Editor of the Sunday Times, a post she held until earlier this year. Whilst at the Sunday Times, Oakeshott was the journalist who corresponded with Vicky Pryce and broke the story which led to the downfall of Pryce’s former husband, the Energy Secretary Chris Huhne.
Many members may also remember her as one of the weekly panellists on the Sunday Politics. She is currently collaborating with Lord Ashcroft to write a biography of David Cameron, to be published in 2015.