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
06 September 2007
Supreme Leader Gordon Brown lecturing the bruvvers and sisters on the Monday of the TUC threatens to make Tuesday night...
UK Politics
02 August 2007
Hacks boarding Brown Force One, an ageing BA 767 commandeered to fly Big Gordie to Camp David, were surprised to be...
Politics
26 July 2007
That Tony Blur chap must wait for another portrait to remind him of who he once was. Wealthy donors at a thinly...
UK Politics
19 July 2007
Spin is back, with tongues wagging in Whitehall over a messy Foreign Office media foray. The statesboy David Miliband's...
UK Politics
12 July 2007
The Tory spin machine is in place now that the one-time News of the Screws editor Andy Coulson is at his desk, hired to...
UK Politics
05 July 2007
A Wapping whisper to explain why Tony Blur failed to utter the words "Rupert" and "Murdoch" in his media "feral beasts...
Politics
28 June 2007
Drunk-dry was the 6.03 Manchester-London crawler when Brownites, Harmanites and Kinnockites (actually just Neil and...
UK Politics
21 June 2007
Fresh evidence the loans-for-lordships caravan may be running out of steam with the canning of a Panorama special. BBC...
Politics
14 June 2007
The outgoing PM's speechwriter Phil "Gizza Seat" Collins has hit a discordant note by overblowing his own trumpet. The...
Politics
07 June 2007
Druggie Dave's appointment of the shamed Screws of the World editorix Andy Coulson as his £275,000 Ali Campbell...
UK Politics
04 June 2007
Desperately in need of fresh rib-ticklers is Big Gordie, guilty of recycling old gags so often the punchlines are in...
UK Politics
28 May 2007
To the inaugural Labour hustings in Warwick University's arts complex, where it was so dark in the gallery that hacks...
UK Politics
21 May 2007
The Labour leader is dead, long live the Labour leader! Blairites flocking with indecent haste to the incoming premier'...
Politics
14 May 2007
Treasury decks were being cleared for the arrival of Jack "The Lad" Straw as chancellor before the Robominister, John...
UK Politics
07 May 2007
Word reaches of a hysterical Cherie Blair venting her spleen about the man she believes has bullied her husband out of...

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