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Premier's political editor, Martyn Eden, looks at what is happening in the corridors of power through a Christian perspective.

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Two budgets in a year are rare and normally a sign of crisis. That would not seem to be the case today but the Chancellor has grasped the opportunity... More

Despite what sociologists forecast religion remains a major factor in world affairs even if we are shocked by some of the headlines it generates.... More

After May’s election I questioned how democratic it was.  More

This is the second in a series about Britain’s membership of the EU. The aim is to help Christians to prepare for the promised referendum. The... More

David Cameron promised that if the Conservatives were elected with a majority there would be a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European... More

This was Her Majesty’s 62nd Queen’s Speech with which she opened the new Parliament and set out the government’s legislative programme for the... More

Britain prides itself on being a democracy. Democracy is a noble idea but as Churchill observed it is the worst system "except for all the o... More

It was a surprising result. The polls have been telling us for months that the Conservatives and Labour were running neck and neck. It is interesting... More

I am taking a break from the election this week to think about what is happening in Syria and Iraq and what could be done to stop the barbaric... More

On 26th March the 0.7% of GDP that Britain gives in overseas aid was made law, binding on future governments. The UKIP manifesto proposes that... More

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