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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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The UK economy is apparently recovering well from the recession of the last decade. Record numbers of people are in work, inflation is close... More

The ‘Troubles’ in Northern Ireland lasted thirty years and peace was only reached after a long period of low key mediation and relationship building.... More

On 11th September the House of Commons will debate Rob Marris’ Assisted Dying Bill. Marris came first in the Private Members’ Ballot and his... More

The Labour Party leadership contest has thrown up some challenging questions. Jeremy Corbyn’s candidacy has attracted thousands of new members... More

I have argued in recent blogs that we need a coherent Christian culture in Britain today and have been legitimately challenged to spell out how... More

The government proposes to legislate to allow local authorities to relax restrictions on Sunday trading in their areas. The current law permits... More

The media response to the election of Tim Farron was profoundly shocking. John Humphrey’s asked him mockingly whether he asked for God’s advice... More

Greece’s dire situation continues to grab the headlines. A third bail out was agreed in principle this week, subject to the approval of the Greek... More

Two budgets in a year are rare and normally a sign of crisis. That would not seem to be the case today but the Chancellor has grasped the opportunity... More

Despite what sociologists forecast religion remains a major factor in world affairs even if we are shocked by some of the headlines it generates.... More