Friday, 25 January 2019

The Church of England needs more theological expertise

Martyn Percy – Dean of Christ Church College, Oxford, priest, theologian, author, Canon, professor, academic and controversialist – is not,..

By Mark Fox

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Putting Britain back together after the Brexit crisis will not be easy

As each day passes a new snippet of detail, via an interview with a former aide or a passing comment..

By Mark Fox

Monday, 14 January 2019

Parliament is sovereign and the Commons can do what it thinks right

As we wait it is worth sweeping the rubble of the weekend’s media coverage away, to try and make a..

By Mark Fox

Friday, 11 January 2019

From the Gracchi to Nero – H.H. Scullard’s enduring classic

2019 is a significant year for events and anniversaries. It is 80 years since the Battle of the Atlantic (the..

By Mark Fox

Thursday, 10 January 2019

We need to sort out Britain's productivity problem once and for all

The latest set of productivity figures show once again the UK lagging lethargically behind comparable countries. Latest figures show the weakest..

By Mark Fox

Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Parliament asserting itself is good news

Slowly but surely Parliament is asserting itself over the Executive. The House of Commons – which voted to approve the..

By Mark Fox

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Brexit was always about more than economics

Even by the standards of Brexit Britain the last few days have involved much sound, fury and hyperventilation in Parliament..

By Mark Fox

Thursday, 13 December 2018

It's time for the House of Commons to just get on with it

As the dust settles around Number 10 and the rubble is cleared away from the corridors of the House of..

By Mark Fox

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Constitutional crisis? Nonsense. Parliament is doing its job

Tuesday 4 December 2018 will go down in history for many reasons. Americans queued up to walk past their 41st..

By Mark Fox