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
11 December 2006
A bird's-eye view from the Press Gallery of Red Dave's barnet permits me to record that his bald patch is spreading,...
Politics
04 December 2006
Much fevered talk of a third Tory chap "coming out" under the socially enlightened regime of Red Dave. Our confirmed...
UK Politics
27 November 2006
Proof that Tony B is packing his bags in Sedgefield is slipped into my grubby hands: a copy of his constituency party...
Politics
20 November 2006
The dull thud of slapped backs echoed round 'ull football stadium when gel-head Alan "Mr Quiffy" Johnson expressed a...
UK Politics
13 November 2006
Tory dominatrix Theresa May is proving quite an attraction at Thursday's business questions. Once famous for her shoes...
Politics
06 November 2006
The wheels wobble on Hilary Benn's newly constructed charabanc as he goes down an American route in the quest for the...
30 October 2006
A royal apology in the "dog ate my homework" class after Buck House took 15 months to reply to that parliamentary...
UK Politics
16 October 2006
Eat your heart out, Red Dave. Cameron's kitchen-sink home movie is outwatched and outscored by YouTube video spoofs...
UK Politics
09 October 2006
Into Torytown, where security fences kept angry Middle England locked in and stopped tax-cutters fleeing Tax'n'Spend...
UK Politics
02 October 2006
Into Tonytown where, behind the security fence, secret "clap teams" arrived at shindigs ahead of the retiring rock star...
Politics
25 September 2006
It's been compared unfavourably with bereavement, one former inmate suggesting, only half-jokingly, that those who die...
Politics
18 September 2006
To the seaside and the first UK leg of Tony B the fading crooner's farewell global tour. At a truculent TUC in Brighton...
Politics
11 September 2006
A rat - indeed, Roland Rat - is to swim back to the sinking ship once the captain is replaced on the bridge by the...
Politics
04 September 2006
The 'Ull One, John Prescott, is digging another escape tunnel after Robominister John Reid placed him under house...
UK Politics
31 July 2006
Spied on the yellowing grass of St James's Park: the socialist renewal picnic wing of the Parliamentary Labour Party....

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