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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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At last the remaining candidates for the leadership of the Conservative party all took part in a BBC debate, including Boris Johnson, the front... More

Theresa May’s resignation has triggered an election process for selecting her successor. That began this week and will take the best part of... More

Few would deny that Britain is more divided than at any time in living memory. If we want to heal those divisions, we have first to understand... More

The EU Parliamentary Elections revealed two things. The nation continues to be deeply divided on whether or not to leave the EU, and is frustrated... More

Last month’s elections to the EU Parliament produced some challenging evidence about Brexit Britain, but it needs careful analysis. Superficially... More

Climate change has been in the news a lot lately. The Extinction Rebellion protest in central London grabbed the headlines. Greta Thunberg, the... More

Freedom of religion or belief is a human right enshrined in Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Article 9 of the European... More

British politics is in an almighty mess and there are no quick or easy ways to sort it out. Brexit is obviously one of the causes of this mess,... More

Britain is fast becoming a secular society, presenting the faith communities with a serious challenge.The statistics tell people of faith we... More

There is something approaching a crisis of leadership in British politics.  More