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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04 October 2012
Professor Ed is not one for small talk, struggling to find anecdotes at a dozen separate receptions every evening at...
27 September 2012
Still hopes to be Lib Dem leader.
20 September 2012
Is the Grim Reaper, Iain Duncan Smith, growing absent-minded? The welfare slasher-in-chief was observed at the bar of...
UK Politics
13 September 2012
The reshuffle repercussions racket around Westminster.
UK Politics
06 September 2012
Corporate PR is proving lucrative for Alastair Campbell, who teamed up with his fellow Blair spinner Tim Allan at...
25 July 2012
Kevin Maguire's commons confidential.
18 July 2012
Kevin Maguire on party galas, tattoos and bank accounts.
UK Politics
12 July 2012
Whipping up trouble.
04 July 2012
Labour frontbenchers seeking preferment may be well advised to pull their finger out. Ed Miliband has instructed the...
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...
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...
23 May 2012
The restoration programme to save the inept George Osborne’s crumbling reputation is taking another knock. He is...