Lord Parekh

Bhikhu Parekh

Bhikhu Parekh



Address as

Lord Parekh

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 8648


Councils, public bodies

Member, Rampton/Swann Committee of Inquiry into Educational Problems of Ethnic Minority Children 1978-82; Deputy chair, Commission for Racial Equality 1985-90; Vice-President, UK Council for Overseas Students Affairs 1989-99; Chair, Commission on Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain 1998-2001; President, British Association of South Asia Scholars 2004-07

International bodies

Founding Member and Past President, Research Committee on Political Philosophy of International Political Science Association

Political interests

Race relations, higher education, ethnic conflicts, global justice, international politics, multiculturalism

Countries of interest

Canada, India, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Parekh, of Kingston upon Hull in the East Riding of Yorkshire 2000

Register of Interests

5: Land and property

House in Kenton, Middlesex owned jointly with wife from which rental income is received

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director & Vice President, Nirman Foundation (US-based family foundation)

10: Non-financial interests (c)

Member of Court, University of Bedfordshire

Member of Court, University of Hull

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Anne Frank Educational Trust

Trustee, Rathbone Trust

Trustee, Black Umbrella Trust