Tim Shipman

Tim Shipman is the political editor of the Sunday Times. He has been a national newspaper journalist since 1997 and in sixteen years writing about politics he has also reported from Westminster for the Daily Mail and the Sunday Express. Tim was Washington correspondent for the Sunday Telegraph during Barack Obama’s historic first election campaign. He has covered four general elections, three presidential elections, two wars and more leadership contests than he can count. He popularized the word ‘omnishambles’ in Westminster long before George Osborne based a budget on the idea. Tim was chairman of the Parliamentary Press Gallery in 2012. He was shortlisted for the Political Journalist of the Year award at the British Press Awards in 2015, 2016, and 2017. He lives in south-east London with his wife and more than two thousand books.

Books by Tim Shipman