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.
Animal-loving MPs are being discouraged from bringing their pet pooches to work.
An electoral clash, select committee elections as speed dating, and Ed Miliband’s political convalescence.
Campbell chats, Labour spats, and the moderate voice in Momentum.
“Would any of you, ahem, chaps like to, ahem, contribute to a new royal yacht?”
Tory tat, more Balls, and how Theresa May keeps the Tories on their toes.
All the best gossip from party conference, including why Dennis Skinner is now the MP for Selfie Central.
Why is the Owen Smith campaign asking for money? Plus: the Lib Dem villege fete, and why Emily Thornberry looks on the bright side.
Osborne stumbles, Corbyn humbled, and how Labour MPs are taking the news about Keith Vaz.
The ghost of Enoch Powell will haunt Birmingham in the same month as Theresa May’s first Tory conference as leader.
If Corbyn is an unstoppable force, Watson is an immovable object as Labour’s directly elected deputy
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May