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
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...
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...

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