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.


Thursday, 7 March 2019

Elegant Parisians can teach Londoners a thing or two about cycling etiquette

Paris is as beautiful as it is congested by traffic. Cars hoot, honk, and jostle their way through the crush. …

By Mark Fox



Monday, 25 February 2019

No deal Brexit is a myth

Brexit is consuming Westminster politics. The big parties are fracturing in ways that were unforeseen. The gulf between government and …

By Mark Fox



Sunday, 17 February 2019

Return of a lost bear via the kindness of strangers on Twitter

At the weekend my household suffered a minor catastrophe. On route by train to visit a grandmother in Scotland one …

By Mark Fox



Friday, 15 February 2019

The BBC must save Andrew Neil for the nation

Andrew Neil, host of the BBC’s This Week, has announced he is to retire from hosting the weekly late-night political talk show. …

By Mark Fox



Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Brexit: what on earth happens now?

As MPs woke up to another Brexit morning after a night before of unpredictable voting some things were becoming clearer, …

By Mark Fox



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