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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Society
27 June 2012
First Radio 4’s The World This Weekend, then BBC1’s Andrew Marr Show, next the London leg of Keith Vaz...
UK Politics
20 June 2012
  Rupert Murdoch isn’t the only elderly gentleman giving Jeremy Hunt palpitations – the Duke of...
Politics
13 June 2012
Dozy Dave’s daughter Nancy is lucky Daddy remembered which pub he’d left her in – because the...
UK Politics
06 June 2012
MPs and peers invited to Her Maj’s jubilee garden parties (the usual excuse of sheepish Labour Roundheads is that...
30 May 2012
Eric “Rambo” Joyce the pub brawler was wrong to protest that Strangers’ Bar is full of Tories. The...
Politics
23 May 2012
The restoration programme to save the inept George Osborne’s crumbling reputation is taking another knock. He is...
16 May 2012
The resignation of Peter Hain, the only cabinet minister in history to have been charged with bank robbery (remember,...
Politics
10 May 2012
George Osborne’s cosiness with the Murdoch empire is, I am told, an underexplored branch of political intrigue....
Politics
03 May 2012
The Minister for Murdoch, Jeremy Hunt, is limping like a wounded wildebeest on the edge of the cabinet ...
UK Politics
25 April 2012
Norman Lamb, the employment relations minister, is a wolf in sheep’s clothing. The past has caught up with a...
UK Politics
23 April 2012
The stuffed shirts are grumbling over the prospect of the saintly Aung San Suu Kyi following in the footsteps of Nelson...
Politics
03 April 2012
The chatter in Conservative circles is of the amiable Welsh Tory spinner Guto Harri, a housewives’ favourite on...
30 March 2012
Nicholas "Fatty" Soames has the build of a chap who could have been invited often to Cam Dine With Me, yet...
Politics
22 March 2012
There's nobody as ex as an ex-guru. Dave's departing fuzzy thinker, Steve Hilton, cut a lonely figure on...
UK Politics
15 March 2012
One of the finest beards in Westminster failed to hide the blushes of Fabian Hamilton, who was required to exit a...

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