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.
Kevin Maguire's weekly dose of Westminster gossip.
John Shannon's trainers, a sleeping Johnson, and the well-beaten path from Auntie to the Tories.
Furtive whisperings among Tory MPs and late nights for the PM.
Charlotte speaks, a Colonel drinks, and John Gwynne provides a pointed metaphor for Labour's troubles.
Tim Farron's double, disunited Unite, and Osborne joins BlackRock.
Finances, fair and foul – and why Keir Starmer is doing the time warp.
The Sun's sources, Irish passports, and Corbyn in leather – maybe.
This week's best gossip in Westminster – from mice to brass bands.
Santa hats, reindeer horns, and why Jeremy Corbyn should watch ET.
Backstabbing Boris, a doctored doctorate, and when private schools come to Parliament.