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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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Second only to the Bible, the most important item on my bookshelf is the” Universal Declaration of Human Rights” agreed and published by the... More

This week has been an interesting one for Christians in politics. On Thursday Christian MP Jim Shannon asked a Parliamentary Question about support... More

Underlying last week’s Budget was a major problem of Britain’s poor productivity and this week a new industrial strategy is announced to try... More

Drafting the 2017-18 Budget would have been challenging for the Chancellor, given the many problems he was expected to address. First, there... More

A shrewd negotiator knows the other side’s position as well as she knows her own. Theresa May’s problem is that even if she does, she knows that... More

This week the committee stage of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill begins and is likely to involve a real political battle. So far 454 amendments have... More

When you read or listen to the news do you ever feel this country is falling apart? It may be true that the media think that bad news is the... More

Stories of sexual harassment of young members of staff by MPs and at least one Minister have captured the headlines this week. As many as 40... More

Christians have dual citizenship. We have an earthly citizenship (Acts 21:39) and a heavenly citizenship (Phil 3:20). Jesus did not want his... More

Hanging over the Brexit negotiations is the desperate scenario of ‘no-deal’. Some progress has been made in the talks but the EU is insistent... More