Lord John Taylor of Warwick

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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 Watch his video, here! The Rt. Hon. Lord Taylor of Warwick brief personal history review compilation. Includes speaking appearances as a featured guest and host on prime television networks and news broadcasts. 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. …

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Supreme Court

My Lords, in 1972 the popular Jamaican singer Johnny Nash had a hit record with a song called, “There Are More Questions Than Answers”. I am not aware that, when he wrote the song, he had in mind the creation of a supreme court and a judicial appointments commission. But the song’s title fairly sums up how I feel about …