Lord Quirk

Randolph Quirk

Randolph Quirk



Address as

Lord Quirk

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 2226
Fax: 020 7219 5979


Councils, public bodies

Chair, Committee of Enquiry in Speech Therapy Services 1969-72; Member of Senate, London University 1970-85; Governor, British Institute of Recorded Sound 1975-80; Member, BBC Archives Committee 1975-81; Board member, British Council 1983-91; Chair: Anglo-Spanish Foundation 1983-85, British Library Advisory Committee 1984-97; Member, RADA Council 1985-2004; President, British Academy 1985-89; Academic Governor, Richmond American University 1985-2006; Trustee: City Technology Colleges 1986-98, Wolfson Foundation 1987-; Royal Commissioner, 1851 Exhibition 1987-95; President, North of England Educational Conference 1989

Political interests

Education, public communication, health, speech pathology, broadcasting, media

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Quirk, of Bloomsbury in the London Borough of Camden 1994

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Consultant, Pearson Education (fixed-fee consultancy)

Consultant, Linguaphone Institute (fixed-fee consultancy)

Income from educational services: royalties on publications; fees for articles and lectures; advice to scholars and students

4: Shareholdings (b)

BP (oil)

Royal Dutch Shell (oil)

Antofagasta (mining)

AstraZeneca (pharmaceuticals)

GlaxoSmithKline (pharmaceuticals)

Walgreen Co (drugstores)

HSBC Holdings (banking)

Standard Chartered (banking)