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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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How does your faith influence your politics? Perhaps it leads you to support a particular party or, at the very least, to do your civic duty... More

The NHS is the political battleground on which May’s election is likely to be fought. The Labour leader thinks it is the Conservative’s Achilles’... More

There appears to be a growing dissatisfaction with the established political parties and the way we are governed. One aspect of this is the way... More

Cynicism about politics and politicians is at an all-time high. Party membership is shrinking; electoral turnout is embarrassingly low, except... More

If you are not interested in politics and long election campaigns this won’t be a happy New Year for you.  More

In this last blog of 2014 I want to look forward to what the New Year holds in store. The coming months will be increasingly dominated by the... More

Two challenging questions have been posed in politics this week. First, whose job is it to feed the hungry in Britain? An all-party group of... More

On Wednesday the Chancellor delivered his last Autumn Statement before next May’s general election. The purpose of the Statement is to report... More

A major change in the British Constitution is happening today. The Smith Commission on devolution of powers to the Scottish Parliament go a long... More

British politics is on the brink of major change. The 2010 election gave us a coalition government and 2015 is likely to do so again. The Conservatives... More