Mark Fox

Reaction Contributor

Mark Fox is Deputy Chairman of Reaction. Mark’s career encompasses business, journalism, volunteering, politics and the Royal Navy. He is the Chief Executive of The Business Services Association (BSA). The BSA works with industry to promote best practice, apprenticeships, job creation, investment and innovation across the UK’s private and public sectors.

Saturday, 14 September 2019

Book review - Winds of Change by Peter Hennessy

“You must go and study under Hennessy,” said Ben Pimlott on the day I graduated from his Masters course in …

By Mark Fox

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

The Battle of the Atlantic has much to teach us today

September 3rd 2019 marks the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Atlantic. It was the single …

By Mark Fox

Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Boris Johnson proroguing parliament proves he has a plan - unlike everyone else

The announcement this morning that Boris Johnson is to deliver a Queen’s Speech and that this requires the prorogation of …

By Mark Fox

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Archbishop has role to play in Brexit saga

Brexit continues to consume the national debate. It is the latest chapter in the long and (probably) never to be …

By Mark Fox

Friday, 21 June 2019

A Citizens' Assembly could undermine parliament

While most eyes at Westminster are resolutely fixed on the knock-out rounds of the Conservative leadership contest and Labour’s ongoing …

By Mark Fox

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

The secret to Boris's success? He likes talking to voters

In 2005 I was a Parliamentary candidate in a key marginal seat and Boris had agreed to come and speak …

By Mark Fox

Monday, 10 June 2019

Justin Welby brings prayer to the heart of London

Yesterday the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, did an extraordinary thing – he brought prayer to the heart of London. …

By Mark Fox

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

The more Tory candidates for leader the better

“If there is one lesson from the referendum of 2016 it is that too many people feel left behind,” said …

By Mark Fox

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Notre Dame is more than a building and it will rise again

Paris and the world awoke on Tuesday morning to the news that although Notre Dame Cathedral had been badly damaged …

By Mark Fox