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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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Bill Clinton’s slogan came to mind this week. The retiring Governor of the Bank of England published his final report on the state of the economy... More

The first Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) of the year was remarkably free of the usual slanging match between the PM and Labour leader. This... More

Without doubt child sexual exploitation is this week’s hottest issue.  Heads have rolled at the BBC for how they handled the Jimmy Savile case... More

So the Marriage (Same-Sex couples) Bill is now an Act and gay couples will be legally able to marry next summer. It is probably the most radical... More

With the Budget done and both Houses in recess, there is time this week to set aside the rough and tumble of party politics and consider how... More

Last week in Prime Minister’s Questions Ed Miliband claimed that the NHS is in crisis, quoting the President of the Royal College of Emergency... More

The Labour Party loathes being in Opposition. They also loathe the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats and are determined to replace the Coalition... More

This year’s Liberal Democrat conference was essentially about the party’s identity. Do they want to be a party of Government, competing for the... More

A poll published this week made me wonder why anyone would want to be a political leader. This may be a peculiarly British phenomenon but it... More

This week brought us both good news and bad. Domestically, the good news was the biggest quarterly fall in unemployment for 17 years to 7.1%.... More

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