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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06 February 2014
Craves the limelight, does Claire Perry. The Amazonian Tory isn’t exactly shy, so she didn’t hide her joy...
Politics
30 January 2014
Kwasi Kwarteng MP is one of Cameron’s bankers and a member of the Brigade of Old Etonians. Not short of a few bob...
UK Politics
24 January 2014
Reports of the death of the Gay Hussar in Soho may have been exaggerated. The whisper is that its Malaysian owners...
16 January 2014
Plus: Ed Miliband’s secret list.
09 January 2014
Ed Miliband was reminded during a campaign trip in north London that politicians can’t choose the voters....
Politics
04 December 2013
Plus: fidgeters, smearers and a curry house plot.
Politics
02 December 2013
Lord Howell's perfect fracking country.
Politics
28 November 2013
Plus: grumbling in the world of trade unions.
21 November 2013
Plus: Ralph Miliband, a coalition contretemps and the death of a suffragette.
Politics
13 November 2013
Plus: The last word (for a while) on Ed Miliband's appearance.
Politics
11 November 2013
News from the political grapevine.
Politics
04 November 2013
PLUS: Eric Joyce vs Jim Sheridan.
UK Politics
24 October 2013
Plus: the Women's Institute gets political.
Politics
23 October 2013
Plus: The misfiring Adam Afriyie.
Politics
17 October 2013
Commons confidential.

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