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.

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

Saturday, 30 March 2019

Theresa May should call a General Election to break the Brexit deadlock

There’s a very interesting received wisdom around Westminster that a General Election is unlikely. What would it solve? Mrs May …

By Mark Fox

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

If you want Brexit to happen, vote for May's Withdrawal Agreement

The next 48 to 72 hours at Westminster are going to be exciting and meaningless, wearying and enthralling. But come …

By Mark Fox

Friday, 22 March 2019

Justin Welby charts a bold new course for the Anglican Communion

Since becoming the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury in 2013 Justin Welby has been all action. He has needed to be. …

By Mark Fox

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Cameron and Clegg's idiotic reforms to parliament are making this crisis worse

Everyone at Westminster is very cross and very tired. Senses of proportion and perspective have been jettisoned in favour of …

By Mark Fox