Wednesday, 22 November 2017

It was a sensible, Conservative budget - but will it be a success?

Chancellor Philip Hammond has now delivered the second Budget of 2017. He did so with humour and grace. On the..

By Mark Fox


Monday, 20 November 2017

Wednesday's Budget needs to be a success

This Wednesday the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, will be putting the finishing touches to his Budget. The big decisions will all..

By Mark Fox


Sunday, 19 November 2017

Hope In Action, Cardinal Vincent Nichols: a review

Vincent Nichols, Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, came to office surrounded by much hope. Here was an experienced communicator, used to..

By Mark Fox


Friday, 10 November 2017

Ignore the critics. Go and see Murder on the Orient Express

Much has been written about the new all star production directed and led by Kenneth Branagh, most of it negative...

By Mark Fox


Friday, 3 November 2017

Book Review: 'Chasing Light: Michelle Obama Through the Lens of a White House'

It is still less than a year since Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States..

By Mark Fox


Saturday, 21 October 2017

Trafalgar Day: Nelson's enduring lessons and example

On this Trafalgar Day, we mark and remember Horatio Nelson’s great victory over the French and Spanish fleets off Cape..

By Mark Fox


Friday, 20 October 2017

The EU and the UK are slowly but surely crawling their way to a new accommodation

Slowly but surely the European Union and the United Kingdom are crawling their way to an accommodation. Behind all the..

By Mark Fox


Monday, 16 October 2017

The Conservatives need to rediscover their confidence in the market

Just over five weeks to the Chancellor’s autumn Budget and already speculation and rumour about its contents, its importance, even..

By Mark Fox


Monday, 9 October 2017

David Cameron should replace Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary

In politics memory is short and ambition great. The old cling on, reluctant to let go of hard won position...

By Mark Fox