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
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...
UK Politics
15 May 2008
Braying Tories have turned Westminster into a donkey sanctuary, all tails up after the triumph in London of Bor-arse...
Politics
08 May 2008
Gordon is resigning, quitting Downing Street this autumn. Before Charlie Clarke and John McDonnell combust with...
UK Politics
01 May 2008
Counting a chicken before the egg hatches, or 20-20 foresight? This column was written before London trotted off to the...
Politics
24 April 2008
The country's most unsuccessful bulimic, 16-stone John "Two Feeds" Prescott, has filleted his fruity language. Labour's...
Politics
10 April 2008
Massed ranks of disgruntled backbenchers are ganging up on Jack "the Unpopular Lad" Straw as they prepare to fight an...
Politics
03 April 2008
An invitation worth refusing landed on desks, Tamsin at the National Farmers' Union seemingly under the impression that...
Politics
27 March 2008
The first sighting has been recorded of the No 10 enforcer Stephen Carter in one of his Frank Spencer tank tops, albeit...
Politics
19 March 2008
To Tyneside, where belated word reaches my ears of a collision between new and old Labour. The South Shields MP, David...
Politics
13 March 2008
Watch out Rupert Murdoch, take note Lord Rothermere - there's a new media mogul in town. Lord Ashcroft of Belize, Tory...
UK Politics
06 March 2008
Druggie Dave's next cuddly Con stunt defies parody: "During Spring Forum we will be constructing a shelter and outdoor...

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