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
18 June 2009
The Monday Clubber-turned-moderate John Bercow’s ambition is boundless, so up he popped in Strangers’ Bar, canvassing...
Politics
11 June 2009
The BBC presenter Andrew Marr has achieved for Peter Mandelson what always eluded Tony Blair. The schoolmarmish...
UK Politics
05 June 2009
Bob Geldof didn’t like Mondays, but one of David Cameron’s posh boys has an aversion to Sundays. The surname of that...
Politics
28 May 2009
I half expect David Cameron to promise that a Tory government would be “whiter than white” as he reverts to the Tony...
UK Politics
21 May 2009
The fate of the country’s most famous former sheet metalworker, Michael Martin, was sealed when a Labour salvage squad...
UK Politics
14 May 2009
Trying and failing not to gloat over the expenses bloodletting is a chuckling Neil Hamilton. The Tory lost his Tatton...
UK Politics
07 May 2009
That serial resigner Stephen Pound’s punishment for quitting as a ministerial bag-carrier for a third time – his...
UK Politics
30 April 2009
Spied queuing in the Portobello Road outside Notting Hell’s Electric Cinema to see Armando Iannucci’s spinflick In the...
UK Politics
23 April 2009
On to Phil and Fearn’s This Morning sofa on ITV1 to discuss smears alongside Neil and Christine Hamilton. The Hamiltons...
UK Politics
16 April 2009
The dismissal of Big Gordie’s keyboard-tapping Rasputin, Damian McBride, over that smeary email also marks the...
UK Politics
09 April 2009
The part-time Labour scribbler Denis MacShane put his money where his mouth was after criticising the Tyke cash machine...
Politics
02 April 2009
The sports minister Gerry Sutcliffe has received a royal seal of approval, his breeding enabling him to get along...
Politics
26 March 2009
Excited chatter is echoing through Westminster corridors about the future of Druggie Dave’s spinmeister-in-chief, Andy...
UK Politics
05 March 2009
Maggie Thatcher’s salivating disciples, eagerly awaiting their heroine’s Downing Street resurrection, may soon be...
UK Politics
26 February 2009
The overshadowed chancellor "Sir" George Osborne's decline from feared operator to Ken Clarke's tea boy continues apace...

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