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GE2019: Making your views known

Candidates or their canvassers may come to your door, call by telephone or stop you in the street to ask how you intend to vote. This presents an ideal opportunity to find out where the candidate stands on key moral issues. His or her opinions on these issues can be quite different from the position of their party.

GE2019: Candidate or party?

In the ‘first-past-the-post’ system for Westminster elections you vote for a particular candidate. So there are two key factors we all must consider when deciding who to vote for. We must consider both our local candidates and the parties they represent.

The Puritans: Among God’s Giants

Revd Dr Richard Turnbull opened The Christian Institute’s fourth Autumn Lecture challenging the idea of the Puritans as “straight-laced bigots”. Instead, he argued, they were people attracted to a vision of Jesus Christ in a way we need to learn from today.

GE2019: Issues on the horizon

The new Parliament elected on 12 December 2019 could vote on laws affecting religious liberty, freedom of speech, transgender rights, abortion, assisted suicide, divorce liberalisation, drugs legalisation and gambling.