Wednesday, 30 November 2016

The Cabinet Secretary and the Cabinet Office at One Hundred

“The Cabinet Office, like many important British institutions that wield considerable power, is hardly known about outside. It is only..

By Mark Fox


Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Philip Hammond's first Autumn Statement: elegant, focussed and effective

Underlying the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement is the sobering fact that UK National Debt is heading for a record high –..

By Mark Fox


Saturday, 19 November 2016

European leaders need to adopt a friendlier tone, for all our sakes...

December 4 marks a key moment in this year of defining political events. Austria and Italy go to the polls...

By Mark Fox


Friday, 18 November 2016

Give Nigel Farage a peerage now

Nigel Farage should be given a peerage as swiftly as possible. He has had a bigger effect, for better or..

By Mark Fox


Thursday, 10 November 2016

The next generation must harness the power of the Trump phenomenon

On the morning after the US election my eldest daughter came down the stairs as normal on her way to..

By Mark Fox


Saturday, 29 October 2016

Review: A Law Unto Himself

Sir Edward Marshall Hall KC was one of the great legal advocates of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Along with..

By Mark Fox


Wednesday, 5 October 2016

May's rise seals the end of the Blair-Cameron era

The Party Conference season is once again drawing to a close. To most people these events come and go without..

By Mark Fox


Sunday, 24 July 2016

The retirement of Richard Chartres is a blow to the Church of England

After twenty years as Bishop of London Richard Chartres has announced he is to retire. The announcement marks the end..

By Mark Fox


Thursday, 14 July 2016

Britain wants change. Theresa May has made a great start

Theresa May has set out a new direction and philosophy for the government of the United Kingdom. Hers will not..

By Mark Fox