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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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Monday 14th May marked another stage in the tragic history of Israeli- Palestinian conflict. At least 58 Palestinians were killed and almost... More

All legislation has to be passed by both Houses of Parliament. The House of Lords is currently debating the EU (Withdrawal) Bill and has already... More

‘The will of the people’ has become a popular item in the current political vocabulary since the 2016 referendum so it merits serious consideration.... More

The Windrush affair has damaged a lot of people’s lives. Its racist overtones have also tarnished respect for Britain as a just and liberal society.... More

On Wednesday evening the House of Lords voted 348 to 225 for an amendment to the E.U.  (Withdrawal) Bill that requires the Government to seek... More

Syria’s use of chemical weapons in an attack on Douma last weekend, killing 40 people, is but the latest in a series of such outrages. President... More

The decision to ban Christians from praying outside an abortion clinic will cause deep disappointment for those involved but we must expect challenges... More

One factor driving Brexit has been a commitment to the primacy of the nation state. Leavers perceived the EU to be moving towards a federal union... More

There is no doubt that the 2016 referendum exposed deep divisions in British society that will not be easily healed. In the highest voter turnout... More

Immigration is a hot political issue and was one of the factors that influenced the Brexit vote in 2016. Britain has a noble history of welcoming... More