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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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Child sex abuse is a horrible issue about which to write, especially at Easter, but it is a serious matter and has to be addressed so effective... More

George Osborne delivered his eighth Budget speech on Thursday, describing it as “Putting the next generation first”. The new levy on soft drinks... More

Last week the House of Commons witnessed an important debate about youth crime and gangs, initiated by the Labour MP for Streatham, Chuka Umunna.... More

Tuesday saw the introduction of the Government’s controversial Investigatory Powers Bill. It is highly controversial and promises to amplify... More

The cross-party Smith Commission on devolution recommended in 2014 that the Scottish Parliament be given new powers in relation to taxation and... More

In his first letter to Timothy St Paul urges believers to pray for those in authority “…That we may live peaceful and quiet lives” St Peter gives... More

Last year the Government announced its intention to legislate and enable Local Authorities to extend Sunday trading in their localities if they... More

Negotiations about Britain’s future in or out of the EU heated up this week. EU leaders want to find a mutually acceptable settlement so that... More

It is time to get the refugee issue in perspective. In 2015 a million refugees risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean to enter Europe... More

Britain is becoming increasingly secular which means that public policy and legislation sometimes fly in the face of Christian beliefs and values.... More