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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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We hear a lot about the persecution of Christians and people of other faiths around the world but rarely about persecution in Britain. However,... More

Theresa May’s decision to call a general election despite the constraints of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011 is said to be to about making... More

There is no doubt that the forces of President Assad have committed war crimes. Whilst every government has a legitimate right to act to stop... More

The week after the clamour surrounding Theresa May’s triggering of Article 50 has been depressing in lots of ways for different people. The implications... More

The situation in Northern Ireland seems fraught. The power sharing executive collapsed. Elections were called and between them, the Democratic... More

Little did I think when I left Parliament on Wednesday after Prime Minister’s Questions, that a little later there would be mayhem and murder... More

Parliament has authorised Theresa May to trigger Article 50 and set in motion negotiations for Britain to leave the EU. I expect her to do this... More

Philip Hammond did not use the word in his budget speech but Brexit lay at the centre of his thinking. The economic statistics gave him a positive... More

One of the motives for leaving the EU is to drastically reduce immigration numbers. 70% of UKIP supporters say this is the most important issue... More