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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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Central to the Brexit debate is the duty to fulfil the will of the people. The 2016 referendum revealed that by a narrow margin of only 3.78%... More

The Brexit negotiations stumble along with the occasional rumour of progress but no sign of a solution for the Irish border issue that all sides... More

The Westminster Parliament is a popular symbol of British democracy which makes it an obvious target for terrorists.  More

I don’t mean to be a misery but from where I stand the nation is in a sorry state.  More

Two publications this week have indicated that a lot more needs to be done to stop slavery in Britain. More

The UK is one of the most successful multiracial democracies in the world which explains why so many people want to come here. That said, it... More

It is too easy to assume that the United Kingdom of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is a secure nation. Understanding its history... More

Our nation is more deeply divided than at any time in recent history. Brexit is the obvious cause of this. More

The relevance of NATO for our national security is being questioned. Donald Trump triggered this debate even before he was elected, suggesting... More

The good news is that we Britons are living longer. Average life expectancy has doubled since 1841 and is now 79.2 for men and 82 for women. More