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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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Parliament will be dissolved on Monday (30th March) and the election campaigns will then go full ahead. The party manifestos will be launched... More

George Osborne’s sixth budget was very different from his first but clearly implied he did not mean it to be his last. In 2010 he inherited an... More

The big story for the last week has been Mohammed Emwazi, otherwise known as Jihadi John. He was born in Kuwait but grew up in London and graduated... More

Do you agree with those who say the Church should stay out of politics? When faced with criticism from the Bishops Mrs Thatcher was in no doubt... More

The election may still be 83 days away but the party campaigns are well under way. Harriet Harman has gone on the road in a pink minibus to reach... More

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

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