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.
Osborne's make-up, Cameron's sugar and a Labour rivalry.
A momentous confusion, the case of Michael "Dagger" Dugher - and Lord Cameron of Chipping Norton?
Unacknowledged Labour, Farron's Volvo - and a case of mistaken identity.
Team In on the outs, Tory bullying allegations, and a shock in Oldham.
Plus: has Nigel Farage fallen out with Ukip's paymaster?
Corbyn delayed, Starmer renamed - and teaching your white, working-class granny to suck eggs.
Corbyn's lunch, a Keith "Vazz" hunch and the New Left Book club.
Robert Halfon's East India Club jaunts, Mark Reckless plans a comeback, and a warning for Alan Yentob.
“I’ve seen enough men die,” said the Colonel Bob Stewart, “without being told I must show I care on TV.”
Labour MPs mutter that the Rochdale Ranter, Simon Danczuk, has defected – from the Sun to the Mail on Sunday.
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