Assistant editor and columnist, Daily Telegraph
Mary Riddell is an assistant editor of the Daily Telegraph, where she is a columnist and political interviewer. A former deputy editor of Today, she has written for a number of national newspapers, including The Observer, on social, constitutional and foreign affairs, as well as covering criminal justice and Westminster politics. Her writing awards include Interviewer of the Year in the British Press Awards and a commendation in the feature-writing category. She has twice been named legal journalist of the year by the Bar Council and has previously been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Journalism (2008).
- Modern Britain is being defiled by a growing brutality
- In this muddy field, teenage lives are being turned round
- It’s not always easy to tell who’s a hero
- Don’t seek revenge on violent gangs. Take responsibility
- An unlikely path to hope behind bars
- A French lesson we ignore at our peril