Writer, blogger and broadcaster
Gaby Hinsliff is a writer, blogger and broadcaster on public policy and private lives. She was the political editor of The Observer until November 2009, when she resigned in search of a life.

Her journalistic career includes 12 years covering politics for The Observer and, before that, The Daily Mail: she now writes for national titles from Grazia to The Guardian, and broadcasts occasionally for the BBC, Sky and others. She has appeared as a pundit on everything from GMTV's breakfast show to Woman's Hour and the Today programme.

Gaby is a prolific new media user and blogs at, as well as tweeting on politics, family life and everything in between at She is a trustee of the children's charity 4Children and remains involved in Westminster life, chairing seminars for a range of charities and NGOs.

Her first book, Half a Wife, is an exploration of the future of working and family life and is published by Chatto & Windus.

Gaby is married with a son and lives in Oxfordshire.