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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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David Cameron promised in the last Parliament that if the Conservative Party were re-elected with a majority in 2015, there would be a referendum... More

If current trends continue, half of British children born this week will see the breakdown of their parent’s relationship before they are 16.... More

Energy policy does not grab the headlines like the economy, education and the NHS but it is just as important as they are. No-one wants the lights... More

On Thursday the House of Commons debated a motion on 'English Votes for English Laws' (EVEL). This was a response to the 'West Lothian Question',... More

In the last year, Britain became one of the few countries that met the United Nation’s target of ring fencing 0.7% of gross national income (GNI)... More

The primary purpose of party conferences, even more important than catching newspaper headlines, is to motivate rank and file members to continue... More

This week was Labour’s turn, meeting in Brighton. Party conferences are usually predictable, but no-one could be sure how Jeremy Corbyn would... More

It is party conference season again, when activists gather to express solidarity, debate policy changes and remind the public what they stand... More

Jeremy Corbyn is not everyone’s cup of tea, but he is certainly bringing a breath of fresh air to Westminster. The House of Commons was packed... More