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.
Plus Ed’s “come back, all is forgiven” message to the trade unions for them to help the No campaign in Scotland.
Plus, why the sisterhood is cold-shouldering Austin “Haddock” Mitchell.
Harriet Harperson misunderstands her MP hubby Jack Dromey after the couple acquire a kitten called Otis.
Farage looked a bit of a prat in an old boy’s black-and-blue-striped blazer and tie on a return to his alma mater, Dulwich College.
Brown is a difficult opponent for Alex Salmond’s nationalists to knock down. His continued popularity north of Hadrian’s Wall is a powerful threat to the Yes lobby.
Plus: the PM’s early bedtime.
Plus: Why is Keith Vaz all starry-eyed?
More and more ministers and shadow cabinet members are being secretly recorded. Plus Labour MP in Commons dining room rebellion.
Plus will Tony Benn’s son reclaim the family viscountcy and enter the House of Lords?
“I am recruiting for this year’s Lords v Commons full-bore rifle competition,” the 12th Baron Lucas emailed peers…
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