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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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An army General is breaking with tradition this week to publicly state that the defence budget is being shrunk to dangerous levels because voters... More

Those figures, however accurate, are incredible in the light of statistics published this week by the Institute of Fiscal Studies which reveal... More

Politicians always seek to leave us with positive images of what they are trying to do. In her Ministerial reshuffle this week Theresa May sought... More

Last year ended with a green light for our negotiations with the EU to move to stage 2. The EU side was generous because the Irish border issue... More

Second only to the Bible, the most important item on my bookshelf is the” Universal Declaration of Human Rights” agreed and published by the... More

This week has been an interesting one for Christians in politics. On Thursday Christian MP Jim Shannon asked a Parliamentary Question about support... More

Underlying last week’s Budget was a major problem of Britain’s poor productivity and this week a new industrial strategy is announced to try... More

Drafting the 2017-18 Budget would have been challenging for the Chancellor, given the many problems he was expected to address. First, there... More

A shrewd negotiator knows the other side’s position as well as she knows her own. Theresa May’s problem is that even if she does, she knows that... More

This week the committee stage of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill begins and is likely to involve a real political battle. So far 454 amendments have... More