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.
Plus Chuka Umunna's zero hour contract.
A strange new exhition in the MPs' pub, post-election office upgrade - and a gentle fracas at the Grayson Perry auction.
Plus: the latest jibe doing the Labour rounds.
Plus: could Gloria De Piero be a future culture secretary?
Plus: David Miliband returns for a Geordie crooner.
Plus, Alastair Campbell's acting career.
Big Dave, global Labour and the second most disliked Tory MP.
Rees-Mogg's history, taxation mystery - and an early warning from South Thanet.
Playground Thatcherism, TV debates and the Karl Marx of Twickenham.
UKIP volleys, SNP follies and a dip in Lord Ashcroft's reputation.
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