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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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....
Politics
24 July 2006
John Prescott looked in need of emergency dental treatment at a No 10 reception. A cabinet minister is adamant he...
UK Politics
17 July 2006
Big Gordie's dream of reviving dowdy new Labour with a touch of telly glamour has been dashed. The queen of daytime TV...
Politics
10 July 2006
Nervous glances on the terrace over a letter from Jacqui "Miss Whiplash" Smith threatening to suspend rebellious Labour...
03 July 2006
Vodafone Dave, the brand that is Tory leader, is earning a dodgy reputation for plugging sponsors. Labour types mutter...
UK Politics
26 June 2006
Shenanigans in the British-Italian parliamentary group to leave Machiavelli blushing, with Emperor Edward Garnier...
19 June 2006
A hitherto secret martyr emerges over Tony Blair's state schools giveaway, in the shape of burly Ian Stewart. The "...

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