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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UK Politics
16 June 2011
The curse of the "Red Ed" tag strikes again, with an anxious Ed Miliband pulling out of next month's brass-...
UK Politics
02 June 2011
I hear a cunning plan by David Cameron to woo Angela Merkel failed after a British actor refused to play his part. The...
UK Politics
26 May 2011
Tories are starting to wonder if Desmond Swayne, David Cameron's parliamentary bag-carrier, should be allowed out...
Politics
19 May 2011
Self-important man, George Osborne. The haughty Chancer of the Exchequer considers every minute so precious that he...
Politics
12 May 2011
It doesn't take much effort to imagine David Cameron playing billiards in a country house, the people's toff joshing...
UK Politics
12 May 2011
Is David Cameron the first male prime minister to blow-dry his locks? These days, in No 10, the hairdryer treatment isn...
UK Politics
27 April 2011
The leaderene of the Greens and the party's first MP, Caroline Lucas, vowed that Brighton would "come first...
UK Politics
20 April 2011
Is there a more jingoistic Tory than the flag-waving Andrew Rosindell? The brains behind his 2001 election to...
Politics
15 April 2011
The electoral reform battle has descended into a bunfight after the sick baby scares and racism rows. "Yes to AV...
Politics
31 March 2011
Chatter about the leadership intentions of George Osborne is rising several decibels. The must-have accessory for...
Politics
24 March 2011
A BlackBerry ban isn't exactly a Clause Four moment but Ed Miliband needs to start somewhere to stamp his authority on...
UK Politics
17 March 2011
Do broadcasters expect the creaky coalition to collapse, scenting the people's toff, David Cameron, will seek the...
UK Politics
11 March 2011
My 20p would be on John Bercow remaining Speaker for the remainder of this parliament but should the pint-sized chap be...
Politics
03 March 2011
The lure of a juicy public-sector salary has proved irresistible for another right-whinge graduate of the Taxpayers'...
Politics
24 February 2011
The best time to kick a man is when he's down but Ed Miliband is instead wooing a hacked-off Rupert Murdoch. The memo...

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