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.

Syndicate contentRSS
UK Politics
15 January 2009
Highbrow Siôn Simon nervously practised for hours when ordered to chuck a few arrows against the self-styled king of...
UK Politics
18 December 2008
The great guessing game over the date of the election has overlooked a regular gathering in No 10 on Wednesday...
UK Politics
11 December 2008
Irritation in No 10 over Alastair Campbell selflessly taking credit for the Supreme Leader's shinier image. The...
UK Politics
04 December 2008
The Ashford One, Damian Green, went into paranoid overdrive after those involuntary nine hours not helping Inspector...
UK Politics
27 November 2008
The Prince of Darkness has, I gather, fallen out with Downing Street. All good resurrections come to an end, and...
UK Politics
20 November 2008
Good and bad news for foundering George "Oik" Osborne. On the plus side, he retains a rich admirer. Unfortunately it's...
UK Politics
13 November 2008
Gearing up for June's Euro elections is Harriet Harman. Labour's deputy leader is, I hear, fond of convening 30-strong...
UK Politics
30 October 2008
Gordon Brown has outed himself as a closet Burt Bacharach fan. Between wrestling with soaring joblessness and plunging...
Politics
23 October 2008
Star turn of the tea room is the unlikely figure of Alistair "Now Everybody's" Darling. The country's bank manager has...
UK Politics
16 October 2008
The talk at Tory Towers is of a sofa war lost by Andy Coulson, editor of the Conservative Party. The former News of the...
UK Politics
09 October 2008
Amusement not horror was the Talibrown's initial reaction when the Supreme Leader floated resurrecting the Prince of...
UK Politics
02 October 2008
To Camerontown in Brum, where Druggie Dave's champagne ban took the fizz out of the Tory shindig. Well, that and the...
UK Politics
25 September 2008
To Manchester and Brownsville where an inability to deliver a speech wasn't the only vote loser for that other prime...
UK Politics
18 September 2008
The Supreme Leader is plunged into more gloom. Brown's attempt to reinvent himself as Green Gordon, the enviro-friendly...
Politics
18 September 2008
Tony Blair As I was saying before I was so rudely interrupted we must be new, newer, newest Labour. The government is...

Pages