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
20 June 2005
Farcical scenes during Deputy Blair's ride to the White House for a powwow with Sheriff Bush ended in the...
UK Politics
13 June 2005
Maggie is worrying the Tory horses. Runners and riders in the most shambolic race since the Grand National's false...
Politics
06 June 2005
The unseemly death of the European constitution has disturbed the PM's hunt for a holiday home in the Tuscan hills....
Politics
30 May 2005
Westminster bag carriers from among the 1997 intake are revolting at this month's delivery of red boxes and chauffeur-...
Politics
23 May 2005
The time is fast approaching when Tony Blair must grit those teeth, board a flight to Washington and collect his gold...
UK Politics
16 May 2005
The rebel's rebel, Bob Marshall-Andrews, Labour MP for Medway, took to the airwaves to accuse the Prime Minister of...
Politics
09 May 2005
Lady Thatcher's election-night sequins put Blackpool Tower in the shade, the thousands of sparkly beads on the Iron...
UK Politics
02 May 2005
Chat on the Labour grapevine is that a very prominent Tory confided that Labour will win, despite its recent wobbles,...
Politics
25 April 2005
The changing fortunes of the Granita restaurant in Islington suggest bad omens for the supposed rapprochement between...
Politics
18 April 2005
With even Tony Blair rumoured to be intending to carry a picture of Gordon Brown in his election leaflet, US...
Politics
11 April 2005
Shoulders broader than Alan Milburn's would sag under the weight of criticism heaped on him since he agreed to spend...
UK Politics
28 March 2005
Gordon Brown's stock is rising. The red tie he wore while delivering the Budget fetched £2,500 at an auction for the...
Politics
21 March 2005
Dumped by Reading East, Jane Griffiths is battling hard to remain a Blair babe. The Labour MP's CV to the West Ham...
Politics
14 March 2005
With impeccable timing, the Palace of Westminster authorities have smacked their size 12s into the pre-election health...
UK Politics
07 March 2005
John Prescott has decreed that there should be no deals offering ermine or nice little earners chairing quangos to...

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