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.


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



Saturday, 1 December 2018

George HW Bush - the last President from the greatest generation

In his very good biography of George Bush, Destiny and Power, Jon Meacham tells how on winning the nomination of …

By Mark Fox



Friday, 30 November 2018

Book review: Capitalism in America - A History by Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge

It would be difficult to find two more distinguished economic commentators than Alan Greenspan – former Chairman of the Federal …

By Mark Fox