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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Politics
09 September 2010
To tea for a natter with a cabinet minister. After he'd expressed disbelief at Willie Hague extending the austerity...
Politics
02 September 2010
Should David Miliband pip little bruvver, Red Ed, to win Labour's Oxbridge Factor, the new leader would discover he...
Politics
29 July 2010
Peter Mandelson's name can be added, I am told, to the growing list of politicians pursuing Andy Coulson over what he...
Politics
22 July 2010
To Congress House, where Labour's not-so-famous five flunked a "real-life" test at the Unite hustings. David...
Politics
15 July 2010
On the night of the long drinks in the Souses of Parliament, a snout muttered, a confused Ken Clarke marched into the...
Politics
08 July 2010
The Durham Miners' Gala waits more than 20 years for a Labour leader, then, like buses, three wannabes come along at...
Politics
01 July 2010
The former SAS officer Andrew "Two Chauffeurs" Robathan is going undercover. The veterans minister has...
Politics
24 June 2010
The Libido Democrat Chris Huhne should be praying that he doesn't suffer the same ignominious fate as David Laws, the...
Politics
17 June 2010
Yvonne Fovargue, one of Westminster's new girls, has already learned how dangerous the Commons chamber can be. During...
Politics
10 June 2010
If revenge is a dish best served cold, then portly Tommy "Two Dinners" Watson is enjoying a second helping....
Politics
03 June 2010
Citizen Dave's motorcycle outriders are, I hear, reinstated. On entering No 10, the People's Toff promised he would be...
Politics
27 May 2010
The parliamentary rock band MP4 is preparing X Factor auditions after the election left it MP3, as Ian Cawsey, warbler...
UK Politics
21 May 2010
The Buller boy played musical chairs to make his new digs appear less posh on Sunday-morning television. Downing Street...
Politics
12 May 2010
Gordon Brown's resignation, depending on your point of view, was either a heroic act of self-immolation or a cynical...
Politics
04 May 2010
"Sir" George Osborne's public profile is close to zero after David Cameron sensibly locked the shadow...

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