Columnists

Kevin Maguire

Kevin Maguire

Kevin Maguire is associate editor (politics) at the Daily Mirror and tweets at twitter.com/kevin_maguire





  • 07/11/2011

    Werritty saga has piled the pressure on the PM

    The extraordinary tale of Liam Fox and Adam Werritty, the best friend the then Cabinet Minister took to work at the Ministry of Defence, had absolutely everything for the media.

Tracey Crouch MP

Tracey Crouch

Tracey Crouch is Conservative MP for Chatham & Aylesford and tweets at twitter.com/tracey_crouch. She is a former PA pro at insurance firm Aviva and the agency Westminster Strategy.



  • 07/11/2011

    Declaring all meetings is completely impractical

    I believe that in a successful democracy, you need to have a strong lobbying industry. It is a simplistic statement but one that I become more sure of with each day that passes in Parliament.





Jon Craig

Jon Craig

Jon Craig is chief political correspondent at Sky News and tweets at twitter.com/joncraig




  • 07/10/2011

    Serious times loom as Westminster returns to work

    Dark shadows loom over the daily dogfight of politics that has now resumed. They are, as David Cameron acknowledged at the Tory conference, the eurozone crisis, the economy and the ‘autumn of discontent’ threatened by public-sector unions over pensions.

Luciana Berger MP

Luciana Berger

Luciana Berger is Labour/Co-op MP for Liverpool Wavertree and tweets at twitter.com/lucianaberger. She is a former PA pro at the NHS confederation, Accenture and Labour Friends of Israel.

  • 07/10/2011

    My good - and bad - meetings at party conference

    I love party conference. And this year wasn’t any different. I was absolutely delighted to welcome the Labour family to a very sunny Liverpool and show off the city’s many gems. This was also my first conference as a shadow minister and I noticed a real difference.