Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Farewell and thank you

Today, after 70 years of official Royal duties, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, retires from public life. Fittingly his last..

By Mark Fox


Friday, 28 July 2017

David Cameron set a dangerous precedent when he interfered with the Church of England

Just before she went on holiday, the Prime Minister gave an interesting and noteworthy interview to the broadcaster Iain Dale...

By Mark Fox


Friday, 21 July 2017

Brexit still provides opportunities - if we are willing to seize them

  The Brexit process, like the long debate that preceded it, nearly always generates more heat than light. The process,..

By Mark Fox


Wednesday, 19 July 2017

The ship has been steadied and the warring Cabinet big beasts need to grow up

Parliament rises for the summer recess this week and MPs and Peers will go off for a much needed break..

By Mark Fox


Saturday, 8 July 2017

Has democracy had it?

Edward Luce’s book, “The Retreat of Western Liberalism” is an ambitious and well-informed attempt to provide us with a handbook..

By Mark Fox


Friday, 7 July 2017

Brexit bogged down and British business needs a boost

Brexit has become bogged down in a wearying war of attrition at Westminster, in the City, and across the country...

By Mark Fox


Monday, 26 June 2017

Britain's new aircraft carriers are a cause for celebration

HMS Queen Elizabeth leaves port today for the first time. It is a moment of national significance. The first of..

By Mark Fox


Saturday, 24 June 2017

Book review: How to work for a world leader

All leaders have a key person or key people to help and support them. Loyal and reliable aides are indispensible...

By Mark Fox


Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Nothing to lose, go for it Theresa May

To all intents and purposes Theresa May’s Premiership looks over. The result of the General Election alone was enough to..

By Mark Fox