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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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...
UK Politics
11 September 2008
To the workers' soviet in Brighton, otherwise known as the Trades Union Congress. The bruvvers and sisters were in...
Politics
04 September 2008
That jovial Tory, Eric Pickles, is not quite the man he was. The town hall porker still cuts a substantial figure, able...
UK Politics
28 August 2008
Labour phone lines are buzzing with talk of a Chinese takeaway for Gordon Brown after the curry coup of two years ago...
Politics
24 July 2008
The Supreme Leader is looking forward not back despite mutterings of plots and coups. He may, I hear, resume one of the...
UK Politics
17 July 2008
As hard as I try, it's impossible to take brass-necked Chris "The Jackal" Grayling as seriously as he takes himself....
Politics
10 July 2008
Spied exiting Druggie Dave's office was that political disaster, Tony Lit, the Rolls-Royce-driving playboy who crashed...
UK Politics
03 July 2008
Word reaches my ear of tummy troubles on the Finance Bill where the frightful humiliation of his family's publicly...
UK Politics
26 June 2008
The wine was chilled and the Pringles ready to be placed in little white bowls, until Hattie- No-Mates-Harperson...
UK Politics
19 June 2008
Labour Kremlinologists studying every move made by the young foreign traveller David Miliband for signs of a leadership...
UK Politics
12 June 2008
Fresh proof the Supreme Leader doesn't know what's going on in Downing Street. Sarah Brown organised a surprise party...
Politics
05 June 2008
Brrng, brrng. The Supreme Leader isn't alone in making nuisance calls. Hattie Harperson has taken, I hear, to ringing...
UK Politics
29 May 2008
Unrest is close to boiling point in the No 10 hothouse after the Supreme Leader's Crewe cut. Grumbles are increasingly...

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