Lord Black appointed new Chairman of the Royal College of Music

Lord Black appointed new Chairman of the Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music (RCM) is delighted to announce that it has appointed Lord Black of Brentwood to the position of Chairman of Council, effective from August 2017.

HIV and hepatitis C

During a debate in the House of Lords about HIV infection on the 1st December,  Lord Black raised the problem of co-infection with HIV and hepatitis C. He also asked what steps the government are taking to also identify, diagnose and treat people who are co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C.

EurOUT: "Authenticity counts"

Lord Black spoke at the EurOUT 2016 conference, which was organised by the Out in Business Club at the London Business School.

Lord Black made an Honorary Fellow of the CIPR

Lord Black has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). The Fellowship was presented at a lunch in London.

Receiving the Award, Lord Black said:

In praise of our animal welfare charities and their volunteer armies

In a speech in a House of Lords debate on the role of charities in civil society, Lord Black praised the role of animal welfare charities, and paid tribute to the thousands of volunteers who work for them and to the vital service they provide. This is the text of his remarks.