Lord Taylor of Warwick


Welcome to Lord Taylor's Website

Lord John Taylor of Warwick, a member of the House of Lords, initially practised as a barrister and a judge. He has also been a company director, TV & Radio presenter. In 1996, he became the first black Conservative peer and continues to play a role in public life, helping the marginalised and promoting diversity. He is passionate about diversity and has been speaking and writing on the subject for many years. Lord Taylor continues to inspire and mentor future world leaders, by sharing aspects of his life and experience.
Fame and Faith - BBC Songs of Praise
Lord John Taylor was delighted when the BBC recently approached him to be filmed for Songs of Praise. The series has been running for nearly 52 years. Take a look at the video.


"No Blacks, No Irish, No Dogs"

From humble beginnings, the son of Jamaican immigrants, John Taylor was brought up in the industrial heartland of Birmingham, England.


"John Taylor - Lord Taylor of Warwick" has been published.

"Full marks to tamarind for their excellent Black Profiles series. Children need positive role models and this, precisely, is what the series will provide." 

  Taylor Talks:

Winning The Race

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"We Were There"

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Palace of Westminster

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Diversity Means Business

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Lord Taylor's Working Life
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Motivational Quote of the Day

"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine."

--Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book