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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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Sickness is a threat we all want to overcome and a properly functioning health service is an obvious public good. The NHS was created in 1948... More

The General Election is under way. On Friday 15th the candidate lists will be closed. The party leaders are touring the country promising what... More

Please don’t blame the MPs for not delivering whatever Brexit result you want. A Government without a majority cannot win votes and deliver its... More

We live in scary times. There have been others in the 56 years I have studied and worked in politics – Suez and the Falklands war and the 1984/5... More

Research by the Resolution Foundation highlights the possible risks to the economy of the election in December. Analysis of the spending plans... More

So we are to have another General Election, the third in four and a half years. The need for this is obvious. The Government did not have a majority... More

Extinction Rebellion (XR to its friends) is a campaign movement using acts of civil disobedience to raise awareness of the causes and potential... More

After three and a half years since the 2016 referendum it is beginning to look like the result of that vote is coming close to realisation. That... More

I begin with two assumptions. The first is that we all want our nations’ politics and public policies shaped by Godly values to make our societies... More