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
01 October 2009
Ashcroft's brash bashMy snout at an extravaganza hosted by Lord Ashcroft has finally sobered up. The Veuve Clicquot...
UK Politics
24 September 2009
Turning the airwaves blueMuch shouting at the box these days by a Gordon Brown who views the BBC as little more than an...
Politics
23 July 2009
To David Cameron's summer soirée for the meeja, where the Tory leader greeted your correspondent with a cheery "Hi...
UK Politics
16 July 2009
Broken-nosed David Davis continues to take no prisoners a year after stomping out of the shadow cabinet to run against...
UK Politics
09 July 2009
The Browns are unlikely to schmooze Silvio Berlusconi with the gusto of the freebie-loving Blairs. Cherie happily sang...
UK Politics
25 June 2009
avid Cameron’s black mood over the dissing of his fellow Old Etonian Sir George Young by Grange Hill’s John Bercow is...
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...

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