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
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...
UK Politics
19 February 2009
MPs fall into two categories: those with a low profile and those with no profile. Into the latter we must put Helen...
Politics
12 February 2009
Tory thoughts have returned to who will replace Metal Mickey when, as is now widely anticipated, Speaker Martin vacates...
UK Politics
05 February 2009
Brrng, brrng. A Deep Throat claims to know the whereabouts of the Tory Trot David Davis's missing ice axe. The broken-...
UK Politics
29 January 2009
Peers-for-hire isn't the only scandal engulfing the House of Cronies. Well-upholstered Digby Jones is, I hear, putting...
UK Politics
22 January 2009
The fevered talk of Westminster's foreign policy brigade is of fireworks between Barack Obama's vice-president Joe...
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...

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