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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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It is obvious to all, regardless of one’s political loyalties, that the United Kingdom is deeply divided and is no longer a united kingdom at... More

Few would deny that Britain is more divided than at any time in living memory. If we want to heal those divisions we have first to understand... More

The UK is in a major constitutional crisis and at the heart of the crisis are big questions about what constitutes democracy.  More

In two months, we are due to leave the European Union but there is still no consensus as to the terms of our Brexit. The new Prime Minister has... More

Britain is becoming a secular society as the number of those who identify with a religious faith continues to fall. 53% of Britons now say they... More

Michael Gove’s statement in the Sunday Times (28th July) that a no-deal Brexit is now assumed to be a very real prospect is bad news however... More

When Harold Macmillan sacked seven Ministers in 1962 it was called the ‘night of the long knives’. On his first night as Prime Minister Boris... More

Last Thursday the Government was defeated by 274 votes to 315 on an amendment to a Northern Ireland Bill that could precipitate a constitutional... More

A no deal Brexit on 31st October is now most likely. Spokespeople for the EU are saying very bluntly that the only deal they will offer us is... More

The new leadership of the EU institutions have now been selected and require only the European Union Parliament to ratify them. These are the... More