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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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This is the second in a series about Britain’s membership of the EU. The aim is to help Christians to prepare for the promised referendum. The... More

David Cameron promised that if the Conservatives were elected with a majority there would be a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European... More

This was Her Majesty’s 62nd Queen’s Speech with which she opened the new Parliament and set out the government’s legislative programme for the... More

Britain prides itself on being a democracy. Democracy is a noble idea but as Churchill observed it is the worst system "except for all the o... More

It was a surprising result. The polls have been telling us for months that the Conservatives and Labour were running neck and neck. It is interesting... More

I am taking a break from the election this week to think about what is happening in Syria and Iraq and what could be done to stop the barbaric... More

On 26th March the 0.7% of GDP that Britain gives in overseas aid was made law, binding on future governments. The UKIP manifesto proposes that... More

The election campaigns roll on. The party manifestos are all out and the television debates broadcast. So what do they tell us? What are the... More

The rise of UKIP made it inevitable that immigration would be a big issue in this election. Net inward migration has risen steeply since 1997... More

The Queen dissolved Parliament on Monday. Contrary to ill-informed comment the 2014-15 session has been a busy one. 195 Bills were proposed and... More