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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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...
Politics
08 March 2012
Leaders, like armies, march on their stomachs. David Cameron likes to pop in to the members' dining room for lunch on...
UK Politics
01 March 2012
Hacked-off Rupert Murdoch is taking revenge on the London political class by personally endorsing Scottish independence...
27 February 2012
No publicity, please, we're lobby hacks. Speaker John Bercow, it is whispered, believes it would be a jolly good idea...
Politics
23 February 2012
No publicity, please, we're lobby hacks. Speaker John Bercow, it is whispered, believes it would be a jolly good idea...
UK Politics
16 February 2012
The imperious Glenda Jackson, a 24-carat thespian in a house of amateur actors, is said by a fellow parliamentarian to...
Politics
09 February 2012
The Bank of England bean-counter-turned-Labour Treasury team mistress Rachel Reeves has caught the ear of "Sir...
09 February 2012
The Bank of England bean-counter-turned-Labour Treasury team mistress Rachel Reeves has caught the ear of "Sir...
UK Politics
06 February 2012
Miliband was "Iron Ed" in smartly outmanoeuvring the bankers' friend David Cameron over Stephen Hester's £1m...
Politics
26 January 2012
The job of the small man in the big chair, John Bercow, matchbox-sized Speaker of the House of Commons, may be safe...
UK Politics
19 January 2012
There's a joke doing the rounds: what's the difference between North Korea and the Labour Party? In North Korea, the...
Politics
12 January 2012
Was the Iron Lady succeeded in the House of Commons by the ironing ladies? Westminster's newest recruit, Seema Malhotra...

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