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
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...
UK Politics
05 January 2012
Your correspondent discovered the real reason David Cameron declared no, non, nein to the rest of Europe. The Prime...
UK Politics
08 December 2011
The dozen or so hardline Labour MPs who ignored the whips by refusing to cross picket lines outside parliament during...
Politics
01 December 2011
The word in the Parliamentary Labour Party is that Ed Miliband will in future seek to avoid appointing members of the...
UK Politics
24 November 2011
The privatisation of Northern Rock, gift-wrapped by George Osborne as an early Christmas present for the billionaire...
UK Politics
17 November 2011
To the second-floor Commons lair of Ed Miliband in the Norman Shaw South building - a mix of 1920s grand hotel and dour...
Politics
10 November 2011
One of the most dangerous places in the world is the ground between David Cameron and a TV camera, starring on the...
UK Politics
03 November 2011
The Jeeves-like figure of John Whittingdale, chair of the culture committee investigating phone-hacking, might find...
Politics
27 October 2011
Citizen Dave's bubbly ban is being defied by the chain-smoking Simon Burns, the unhealthiest of health ministers. The...
Politics
24 October 2011
Wannabe girls in blue have a redoubtable champion in Harriet Harperson. Labour's deputy sheriff is, I hear, arguing...

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