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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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The primary purpose of party conferences, even more important than catching newspaper headlines, is to motivate rank and file members to continue... More

This week was Labour’s turn, meeting in Brighton. Party conferences are usually predictable, but no-one could be sure how Jeremy Corbyn would... More

It is party conference season again, when activists gather to express solidarity, debate policy changes and remind the public what they stand... More

Jeremy Corbyn is not everyone’s cup of tea, but he is certainly bringing a breath of fresh air to Westminster. The House of Commons was packed... More

The UK economy is apparently recovering well from the recession of the last decade. Record numbers of people are in work, inflation is close... More

On 11th September the House of Commons will debate Rob Marris’ Assisted Dying Bill. Marris came first in the Private Members’ Ballot and his... More

The Labour Party leadership contest has thrown up some challenging questions. Jeremy Corbyn’s candidacy has attracted thousands of new members... More

I have argued in recent blogs that we need a coherent Christian culture in Britain today and have been legitimately challenged to spell out how... More

The media response to the election of Tim Farron was profoundly shocking. John Humphrey’s asked him mockingly whether he asked for God’s advice... More

Greece’s dire situation continues to grab the headlines. A third bail out was agreed in principle this week, subject to the approval of the Greek... More

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