Lord Taylor of Blackburn

Thomas Taylor

Thomas Taylor



Address as

Lord Taylor

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5130
Fax: 020 7219 5979


Lords career

Suspended from membership May-November 2009

Party groups

Member, Labour North West Group

Councils, public bodies

Blackburn Council: Councillor 1954-76, Council Leader -1976; JP, Blackburn 1960; Member of Council, Lancaster University 1961-95; President, Free Church Council 1962-63; Chair, Electricity Consumers Council for North West 1977-80; DL, Lancashire 1994-2009

International bodies

Member Commonwealth Parliamentary Association 1978-

Political interests

Education, North West, railways, Commonwealth, energy, local government

Countries of interest


Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Taylor of Blackburn, of Blackburn in the County of Lancaster 1978

Register of Interests

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Non-executive Director, Building Themes International Ltd

Non-executive Director, Pine Mountain Resorts Ltd

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Life Member, Court of Lancaster University

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Vice President, Association of Lancastrians in London