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.
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
It's a risky time to be an old Etonian in the Tory party. . .
Bizarre that a three-time election-winner is now Labour kryptonite.
Labour spinners have finally taught Jeremy Corbyn to smile and bid a cheery good morning to the capitalist media on leaving home in the morning.
The most swivel-eyed Tory anti-Europeans were present at Andrea Leadsom's campaign launch.
Benn was born into and loves the Labour Party. His was a cry of frustration. Either he enjoys the last laugh or the lachrymose coup fails.