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.

Wednesday, 30 December 2020

Brexit done, a lot to do in 2021

“We may allow ourselves a brief period of rejoicing, but let us not forget for a moment the toil and …

By Mark Fox

Monday, 30 November 2020

Turbulent Tory MPs need to calm down and get on with it

Eighty years ago, from the 7 September 1940 to 11 May 1941, London and several other major British cities were …

By Mark Fox

Wednesday, 4 November 2020

American democracy in action: big and brutal but also glorious

Nothing, absolutely nothing, gets professional political trainspotters going like a US Presidential election. From LBJ and JFK through to The …

By Mark Fox

Friday, 17 April 2020

Crexit: only Boris can lead Britain out of the virus lockdown

Dominic Raab, and the medical boffins who accompanied him, came to the No 10 podium to deliver a sombre message. …

By Mark Fox

Saturday, 14 March 2020

Picasso and Paper review - a lifetime’s work and creativity on display

“Picasso didn’t just draw on paper – he tore it, burnt it, and made it three-dimensional. From studies for ‘Guernica’ …

By Mark Fox

Monday, 10 February 2020

The Church of England needs a new reformation

Up and down the country thousands of Church of England clergy minister to their parishes, tend their chaplaincies and witness …

By Mark Fox

Monday, 30 December 2019

What a decade - ten years that banished political apathy

That was the decade that was. Four Prime Ministers and four General Elections this last decade of British politics has …

By Mark Fox

Monday, 23 December 2019

Whitehall is in for a shake-up but will it go far enough?

Government is responsible for the provision and delivery of a range of services, directly or indirectly, on a scale no …

By Mark Fox

Monday, 16 December 2019

Get ready for the Boris Revolution

In 2005 Boris Johnson came to Great Yarmouth where I was the parliamentary candidate. I went to pick him up …

By Mark Fox