More about Iain DaleIain Dale is one of Britain’s leading political commentators and bloggers. He is contributing editor for GQ Magazine, writes for the Daily Telegraph, and pens a fortnightly diary for the Eastern Daily Press. He is the publisher of the monthly magazine, TOTAL POLITICS and managing director of Biteback Publishing.
He is the creator and host of the theatre production A Night With Ann Widdecombe, which tours provincial theatres all round the country.
He is a former financial journalist with Lloyds List, and was a political lobbyist before setting up his own political bookselling and publishing company, Politico’s, in the late 1990s.
Iain has written or edited more than twenty books including Margaret Thatcher: A Tribute in Words & Pictures, the Little Book of Boris, 500 of the Most Acerbic, Witty & Erudite Things Ever Said About Politics. His new book, Talking Politics, a collection of his print interviews with leading political figures, is being published later this year.
He is a fanatical West Ham fan and is the author of the West Ham Till I Die blog.
Iain is originally from Essex, but now lives in Tunbridge Wells with his partner and their Battersea rescue Jack Russell, Gio.
You can read Iain’s political blog and his West Ham blog.
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