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.
The Sun's sources, Irish passports, and Corbyn in leather – maybe.
This week's best gossip in Westminster – from mice to brass bands.
Santa hats, reindeer horns, and why Jeremy Corbyn should watch ET.
Backstabbing Boris, a doctored doctorate, and when private schools come to Parliament.
Turns out, the young ’uns give even thirsty MPs a bad name.
Plus: the adventures of Philip “Spreadsheet” Hammond’s Welsh terrier, Rex.
Farron's woolly interests, Barzun's missing drinks, and the musical side of the military.
Has Liam Fox been eyeing up deals with South Korea and the Gulf states?
Animal-loving MPs are being discouraged from bringing their pet pooches to work.
An electoral clash, select committee elections as speed dating, and Ed Miliband’s political convalescence.
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