Balfour Declaration, Brexit, British Government

Balfour Declaration Centenary

In June last year, I was privileged to be invited as a guest speaker at the Israeli embassy in London. I spoke about the special role that Israel has in the world, a true democracy in the Middle East. My wife, Lady Taylor, and I have had the pleasure of meeting the brilliant Mr. Mark Regev, the Israeli ambassador to …

House of Lords, Speech, Lord John Taylor of Warwick, Brexit

Brexit: European Union (Notification of Withdrawl) Bill

My Lords, we must organize, not agonise. This is not the time for your Lordship’s House to agonise, but to organize a smooth journey of this Bill, to allow Her Majesty’s Government to trigger Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union. Speculation is not Legislation. The reality is that until this Bill is passed into Law, all that has …

Brexit and the EU Budget (EUC Report)

For more than 40 years Britain has been a part of the European family. The famous soul music hit “We Are Family” summed up the relationship. But, sadly, wedlock increasingly became seen as padlock. On 23 June last year the British people decided to adopt another tune. This could best be described by the rock supergroup Queen’s anthem “I Want to Break …

House of Lords, Speech, Lord John Taylor of Warwick, Brexit

The Effect of Brexit on International Relations, UN and USA

In 1971 a young man from Liverpool named John Lennon wrote a song called Imagine. You may be relieved to know I am not going to sing it, but the last verse reads: You may say I’m a dreamer, But I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us And the world will live as one. There remain …

Lord John Taylor of Warwick

Getting to Know Lord John Taylor of Warwick

Lord John Taylor of Warwick’s passion lies in creating positive change and peacemaking. The son of Jamaican immigrants, Lord John Taylor struggled against racism as a child growing up in Birmingham. After a visit to Westminster Abbey at a young age, however, Lord Taylor knew that he was meant to one day impact the lives of the people of Britain …