Lord Rix

Lord Rix

Full title

The Lord Rix CBE DL


Brian Rix



Joined the Lords

27 January 1992

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 0315

External/Private Office

C/O Leigh Banks, Mencap, 123 Golden Lane, London, EC1Y 0RT
Tel: 020 7696 5614 / Fax: 01372 476 870


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2004-05
Draft Disability Discrimination Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2004-04
Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2003-03
EU Sub-Committee F Lords 1996-00

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Secretary General Mencap 1980-87
Actor and Manager Brian Rix Enterprises 1947-79

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Patron Friends of Richmond Park 2013-
Emeritus Chancellor University of East London 2012-
President Mencap 2000-
President Normansfield and Richmond Foundation 1994-
Chairman Mencap 1988-00
Chairman and Governor Rix-Thompson-Rothenberg Foundation 1987-

Member's focus

Communities and families
Culture, media and sport
Employment and training
Learning disability
Social Security and pensions
Social services

Register of Interests

  • 6: Sponsorship

    • Secretarial assistance is provided by Mencap
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Chancellor, University of East London
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • President, Royal Mencap Society
    • President, Friends of Normansfield
    • Chairman & Governor, Rix-Thompson-Rothenberg Foundation
    • President, Roy Kinnear Memorial Foundation
    • President, Friends of Richmond Park