Lord Morris of Handsworth

Lord Morris of Handsworth

Full title

The Lord Morris of Handsworth OJ


William Morris



Joined the Lords

7 June 2006

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5353
Fax: 0207 219 5979

Web & Social media


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education Lords 2013-
Adoption Legislation Committee Lords 2012-13
Human Rights (Joint Committee) Lords 2007-12

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
General Secretary Transport and General Workers Union 1992-03

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member Board of Trustees, Performance Birmingham Limited 2008-
Deputy Lieutenant County of Staffordshire 2008-
Chair Midland Heart Housing Association 2007-
Vice Chair Jamaica National Money Services 2007-12
Member England and Wales Cricket Board 2005-
Member Mergers and Take Over Panel 2005-
Chancellor Staffordshire University 2004-11
Chair, Morris Inquiry Metropolitan Police 2004-04
Architects' Registration Board 2001-05
Chancellor University of Technology, Jamaica 2000-10
Commission for Integrated Transport 1999-05
Royal Commission on House of Lords Reform 1999-99
Non-Executive Director Bank of England 1998-06
ACAS (the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service) 1997-03
Non-Executive Director Unity Trust Bank 1992-03
Economic and Social Committee EC 1990-92
Member Employment Appeals Tribunal 1988-08
TUC General Executive Council 1988-03
Prince's Youth Business Trust 1987-90
BBC General Advisory Council 1987-88
Executive Board International Transport Federation 1986-03
Road Transport Industries Training Board 1986-92
IBA General Advisory Council 1981-86
Commissioner Commission for Racial Equality 1977-87

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Communities and families
Economy and finance
Employment and training
Housing and planning
Parliament, government and politics
East and West Midlands
Jamaica and the Caribbean

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Chair, Midland Heart Housing Association
    • Member, Panel on Takeovers and Mergers
    • Adviser, Voice newspaper
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Board member, England and Wales Cricket Board
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Member, Board of Trustees, Performance Birmingham Limited (charitable trust that runs Town Hall and Symphony Hall, Birmingham)