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
28 February 2013
Privately met Douglas Alexander.
UK Politics
22 February 2013
The Chancellor dabbled in astrology during his student days, it turns out.
UK Politics
14 February 2013
Plus a guest appearance from the bicycling baronet.
UK Politics
07 February 2013
Jeremy Hunt v the BBC.
Politics
31 January 2013
Kevin Maguire's "Commons Confidential" column.
UK Politics
24 January 2013
The Southend seat of the Tory time-server David Amess is 200 miles from Cardiff, 300 miles from Belfast and 350 miles...
Politics
21 January 2013
A campaign is growing to persuade Dame Tessa Jowell to wear the red rosette at the next London mayoral election. The...
UK Politics
18 January 2013
The political “advice” to Ed Miliband to reshuffle the bruiser Ed Balls out of the shadow chancellorship is...
Politics
19 December 2012
The battle of the Christmas drinks parties.
Politics
13 December 2012
An official notice appeared in the men’s toilets outside the Commons chamber after George Osborne ladled further...
UK Politics
06 December 2012
The Londoner has a Yorkshire rebellion on his hands.
Politics
29 November 2012
That brassy Cameroon, Claire Perry, resembled a Home Counties Bet Lynch behind the bar of Strangers’ as she...
Politics
22 November 2012
It must have seemed a good idea at the time for the Liberals to use a Jimmy Savile endorsement in their TV party...
UK Politics
15 November 2012
Downing Street’s campaign to marginalise Ed Miliband on state occasions continued at the Cenotaph on Remembrance...
Politics
08 November 2012
Tales of MPs reluctant to "slum it".

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