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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Politics
27 March 2006
No 10 Sleazy Street's money troubles bring a rare case of a rat swimming back to the sinking ship. Stephen Byers, for...
UK Politics
20 March 2006
Citizen Dave is gambling on another Westminster new boy, who similarly believes the personal is worth more votes than...
Politics
13 March 2006
Canoodling with Jerry Hall or being the brother-in-law of the Clash's late, great Joe Strummer is judged insufficient...
Politics
06 March 2006
To the Highlands and a Scottish Labour grumble-fest where pink is the new Brown, with double-jobber Alistair Darling...
UK Politics
27 February 2006
A meeting of eyes as well as minds with the outgoing premier Tony Blair and new German Christian Democrat chancellor...
UK Politics
20 February 2006
First evidence of organised Tory resistance to Citizen Dave's coup is found on the floor of a Commons corridor. A £500...
Politics
13 February 2006
Vultures are circling over the government's Rosa Klebb, not only at Westminster but also in her Geordieland...
UK Politics
06 February 2006
The comeback of the original Tory Boy continues, as baldy William Hague prepares to step in for Citizen Dave at Prime...
Politics
30 January 2006
The King is Dead, Long Live the King, as courtiers Ali C and Philip Gould prepare to transfer allegiance from Tony to...
Politics
23 January 2006
To a room smelling of mothballs just off Piccadilly to hear Citizen Dave's wonker-in-chief, Michael "Specs" Gove,...
UK Politics
16 January 2006
Ming the Merciless and the Mingers fidgeted uneasily at a glum first supper in the members' dining room since the...
UK Politics
09 January 2006
That serial cabinet resigner Alan Milburn is back as the outgoing leader's counsel on public service reform, a process...
UK Politics
19 December 2005
All together now, to the tune of "Love Is All Around" from Four Weddings and a Funeral: "I feel it with my fingers, I...
Politics
12 December 2005
Coronation gifts don't come much more expensive than William Hague's £200,000 offering to David "Call me Dave" Cameron...
UK Politics
05 December 2005
Evidence emerges at an ill-tempered Commonwealth summit that Tony Blair is turning into Little Britain's Sebastian....

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