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
24 October 2005
Sky News's camera-ready political chief Adam Boulton reserved a few choice soundbites for an Admiralty House seminar of...
UK Politics
17 October 2005
Purple faces at the Pink 'Un after a heated No 11 lunch between Big Gordie and Financial Times scribblers. Forks flew...
Politics
10 October 2005
To Toryland and a beauty parade starring a pot belly, a broken nose, a quiff, a smirk and a chap who looks as if he has...
Politics
03 October 2005
Into Tonytown, and still the biggest trade fair in Europe despite a drop in the number of suits ready to fork out £475...
UK Politics
26 September 2005
Naming her son Clement, now aged three, in honour of Attlee is public proof indeed of Mary Creagh's devotion to Labour...
UK Politics
19 September 2005
To Brighton - and a dozen-strong cabinet posse at the Trade Union Congress, led by Brother Blair on a rare personal...
UK Politics
12 September 2005
The newly bronzed one enthusiastically revived democratic sofalism on a flying visit to Britain between Barbados and...
UK Politics
12 September 2005
Here is a poser for the Labour hierarchy. If a trade union is expelled by the party, does its parliamentary group of...
Politics
29 August 2005
Raised eyebrows north of the border as the former Scottish Labour leader Henry "McLolly" McLeish climbs into bed with...
UK Politics
22 August 2005
As the economy slips into a deep summer slumber and police play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with terrorist bombers,...
Politics
01 August 2005
Men in tights with their knickers in a twist over the Commons cleaners' rebellion can blame Harriet Harman QC for the...
UK Politics
25 July 2005
As potential feuds go, this one is very promising. Placid until provoked, the government whip Joan Ryan is plotting...
Politics
18 July 2005
Selflessly claiming credit for Tony Blair's sure-footed response to the terrible Tube and bus bombs is Charles "Chief...
UK Politics
11 July 2005
Pushed kicking and screaming from a gathering of Labour's shop stewards were Ian "Big Mac" McCartney and Hilary "Rosa...
UK Politics
27 June 2005
Well, well, well. My ferret fancier propping up the Trimdon Labour Club bar calls to report that jockeying is under way...

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