Lord Black of Brentwood

Lord Black of Brentwood

Full title

The Lord Black of Brentwood


Guy Black



Joined the Lords

9 July 2010

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) Lords 2011-12
Information Committee (L) 2010-

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Director of Communications Conservative Central Office 2003-05
Local Councillor Brentwood District Council 1988-92

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Executive Director Telegraph Media Group 2005-
Director Press Complaints Commission 1996-03

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Churchwarden St Bride's 2014-
Vice President The Journalists' Charity 2014-
Governor Brentwood School 2013-
President The Printing Charity 2013-
Member of Council Royal College of Music 2009-
Trustee Imperial War Museum 2007-

Member's focus

Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Culture, media and sport
Health services and medicine
International affairs
Animal Welfare
Equality Issues

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Executive Director, Telegraph Media Group Limited
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Chairman, Press Standards Board of Finance Ltd
    • Director, Advertising Standards Board of Finance Ltd
    • Member of the Advisory Board, Albany Associates International Limited (strategic communications solutions in fragile, conflict and post-conflict states)
    • Director, Board of the European Newspaper Publishers Association
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member of Council, Royal College of Music
    • Governor of Brentwood School, Essex
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Trustee, Imperial War Museum
    • Trustee, Imperial War Museum Foundation
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chairman, Commonwealth Press Union Media Trust
    • Vice President, The Debating Group
    • President, London Press Club
    • President, Printing Charity (for calendar years 2013 and 2014)
    • Chairman, Somaliland Health for All Trust (SHiFAT) (developing primary healthcare in Somaliland)
    • Chairman, Journalists’ Charity 150th Anniversary Appeal
    • Churchwarden, St Bride's Church, Fleet Street