Kevin Maguire is Associate Editor (Politics) on the Daily Mirror and author of our Commons Confidential column on the high politics and low life in Westminster. An award-winning journalist, he is in frequent demand on television and radio and co-authored a book on great parliamentary scandals. He was formerly Chief Reporter on the Guardian and Labour Correspondent on the Daily Telegraph.
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An electoral clash, select committee elections as speed dating, and Ed Miliband’s political convalescence.
Campbell chats, Labour spats, and the moderate voice in Momentum.
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Tory tat, more Balls, and how Theresa May keeps the Tories on their toes.
All the best gossip from party conference, including why Dennis Skinner is now the MP for Selfie Central.
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