Lord Taylor of Warwick

Multi­ethnic Britain

The recent riots that we witnessed in Bradford, Oldham and other towns can only damage race relations. Riots grab headlines, but when the TV cameras move on, it is the local community that is left to sweep up the debris. The riots caused millions of pounds’ worth of damage. People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes. But …

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Education and Society

My Lords, I, too, thank the most reverend Primate for this timely debate. It was Aristotle who said: “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all”. Education should be about understanding, not just memory. The whole-person view of education is clear from the Bible. Christ is spoken of as a teacher many times in the Gospels, …

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United States: Foreign Policy

When I was chancellor of Bournemouth University, I had the pleasure of conferring on the noble Lord, Lord Ashdown, an honorary doctorate, and I still remember the inspiring way he spoke that day. I declare my interests, in that I am married to an American, and my children are British and American. I am also an honorary colonel in the …

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Brexit: Deal or No Deal (European Union Committee Report)

On 6 April last year we considered Brexit and the EU budget. In that debate I said: “I would not normally associate the TV personality Noel Edmonds with Britain’s exit from the European Union but for 11 years he presented 3,000 episodes of the popular high-tension TV game show “Deal or No Deal”. That is the situation we are now …

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

My Lords, on this very day, 31 January, in 1606, Guy Fawkes was executed following the failed Gunpowder Plot—but it is vital that this Bill does not also expire. The European Union Bill must be passed into law to allow Her Majesty’s Government to implement the will of the people in the referendum result and to respect the judgment of the …

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Exports: Africa and the Commonwealth

In 1974 a choir of schoolchildren sang a song called “Join Together” at the Commonwealth Games. The song became popular all over the world for its powerful lyrics. Noble Lords may be relieved to hear that I will not attempt to sing the song—I can sing it if you wish. No, perhaps not, but the chorus went: And people, black …

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The Commonwealth Summit in London 2018

It was Henry Ford who said: “Don’t just find fault, find a remedy”. We have all attended conferences and summits which have been ‘more talk than walk and more activity than action’. That is why it is vital that there be real outcomes from the next Commonwealth summit, encompassing the findings of the people’s forum and the parliamentary forum. It …

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Taylor Talks ‘A sample of Lord Taylor Speaking Around The World’

Watch the video here! Lord Taylor of Warwick video compilation speaking around the world. When the Queen appointed him as a Lord he became the only Black Baron in the world in 1996… amongst Dukes, Duchesses, Earls, Viscounts, Bishops and Law Lords. Lord Taylor was the First Black Conservative Parliamentary candidate in British history, and also became the First black …

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Lord Taylor of Warwick Television Personality

Learn more about Lord John Taylor of Warwick’s work, here. Being a Judge, one would never have guessed that this English Lord, who serves in the highest levels of government, would also be an experienced television and radio host for over two decades, presenting many shows, mainly for the BBC. He also presented a myriad of screen and actors’ awards in …

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Lord Taylor of Warwick Fox News – US President Trump meets with UK Prime Minister May

Watch it here!  Rt. Hon. Lord Taylor of Warwick speaking on FOX News. Through the years, as far back as 2005 when Britain was facing the London bombings, Baron Taylor was the only member of the UK Parliament interviewed by FOX News. Over a decade later you’ll still find Lord Taylor on FOX News discussing public policy and current issues impacting the world, such as Brexit …