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Politics Today

Premier's political editor, Martyn Eden, looks at what is happening in the corridors of power through a Christian perspective.

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We live in an ageing society. In 2007, 15.9% of the population were aged 65 or older. Ten years later that statistic had increased to 18.2% and... More

Winston Churchill is reported to have said that “democracy is the worst form of Government except for all the others”. It deters the possibility... More

The idea of “Global Britain” has appeared in the speeches of both Boris Johnson and Theresa May before him. What does it mean and how seriously... More

The assassination of General Soleimani by an American drone has suddenly made the world very scary. Soleimani had blood on his hands but he was... More

We live at a time of rapid and significant change. We have benefitted from advances in technology and medical science but not all the changes... More

So the General Election is over but the real challenges facing our society have not gone away. A healthy and stable society is one that works... More

So the election is done and dusted. Two-thirds of us voted and some will be thrilled at the results and others disappointed. A Conservative majority... More

Controversy is normal and inevitable in politics, even amongst and between Christians. Politics is more often about means than ends. Politicians... More

I am struggling with a tension about voting in the 2019 General Election. I know that as a citizen of the UK I have a duty to vote because that... More

Our society is changing and becoming more secular and individualised. People are now choosing their gender and lifestyle in ways that do not... More