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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 primary purpose of party conferences, even more important than catching newspaper headlines, is to motivate rank and file members to continue... More

This week was Labour’s turn, meeting in Brighton. Party conferences are usually predictable, but no-one could be sure how Jeremy Corbyn would... More

It is party conference season again, when activists gather to express solidarity, debate policy changes and remind the public what they stand... More

Jeremy Corbyn is not everyone’s cup of tea, but he is certainly bringing a breath of fresh air to Westminster. The House of Commons was packed... More

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