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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29 November 2012
That brassy Cameroon, Claire Perry, resembled a Home Counties Bet Lynch behind the bar of Strangers’ as she...
22 November 2012
It must have seemed a good idea at the time for the Liberals to use a Jimmy Savile endorsement in their TV party...
UK Politics
15 November 2012
Downing Street’s campaign to marginalise Ed Miliband on state occasions continued at the Cenotaph on Remembrance...
08 November 2012
Tales of MPs reluctant to "slum it".
01 November 2012
Kevin Maguire's "Commons Confidential" column.
UK Politics
25 October 2012
The Deputy PM is using his knowledge of Dutch to foil Cameron's spies.
UK Politics
11 October 2012
Love, actually, was missing during the battle of the premiers in Birmingham. Downing Street was cock-a-hoop, boasting...
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.