Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Theresa May lays out her vision for Brexit

The Prime Minister has set out clearly her guiding principles and for Brexit. She told us much we already knew,..

By Mark Fox


Thursday, 5 January 2017

May has the strength of character to make a success of 2017

For those who think politics does not matter last year provided a rebuke. Politics matters. Politicians matter. How we chose..

By Mark Fox


Friday, 23 December 2016

British persistence: One hundred years ago, one hundred years on

One hundred years ago Britain was preparing to celebrate the third Christmas of the First World War. 1916 had been..

By Mark Fox


Monday, 19 December 2016

An oath of allegiance to British values is an absolute stinker of an idea

Christmas is nearly here and everyone is tired and distracted. The last year and a half has been a tumultuous..

By Mark Fox


Wednesday, 14 December 2016

The Cabinet Office: required reading for all students of government

Over the festive period, Reaction authors are writing in with their favourite books from 2016 that they feel would make..

By Mark Fox


Tuesday, 13 December 2016

In defence of Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy

First Nick Timothy and now Fiona Hill are having their role as Theresa May’s Joint Chiefs of Staff examined. Not..

By Mark Fox


Thursday, 8 December 2016

The Supreme Court and British values have had a good week

The UK will leave the EU. The UK’s membership of the European Union will end. Article 50 will be invoked. The..

By Mark Fox


Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Time to shrink the House of Lords and introduce radical reform

The House of Lords voted unanimously this week to reduce the number of members of the House Lords. This was victory..

By Mark Fox


Sunday, 4 December 2016

President Erdogan could well determine the future of Europe and Brexit

The focus across Europe is on the result of the Italian referendum on constitutional reform, and looking ahead to the..

By Mark Fox