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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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Tuesday this week saw Ephraim Mirvis, Britain’s Chief Rabbi, making a stunning attack on Jeremy Corbyn for his alleged anti-Semitism. In the... More

Last week the National Education Union published some deeply shocking statistics of child poverty. 62% of those responding to an NEU poll had... More

Parents have successfully challenged compulsory Christian worship in their child’s Primary school and demanded that the school provides an alternative... More

Sickness is a threat we all want to overcome and a properly functioning health service is an obvious public good. The NHS was created in 1948... More

The General Election is under way. On Friday 15th the candidate lists will be closed. The party leaders are touring the country promising what... More

Please don’t blame the MPs for not delivering whatever Brexit result you want. A Government without a majority cannot win votes and deliver its... More

We live in scary times. There have been others in the 56 years I have studied and worked in politics – Suez and the Falklands war and the 1984/5... More

Research by the Resolution Foundation highlights the possible risks to the economy of the election in December. Analysis of the spending plans... More

So we are to have another General Election, the third in four and a half years. The need for this is obvious. The Government did not have a majority... More