WWI's musicians, artists and poets.

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to commemorate the contribution of Britain’s musicians, artists and poets to the First World War.

Music education: speech

Music education: we should never forget the key that role music education can play in helping shape and improve the lives of those who have not had the best start in life. It is they who need music the most.

RIPA: Tip of the iceberg?

RIPA: It is an issue that should concern every reporter in the UK and every citizen because of the impact on press freedom and the quality of our democracy. It is also an issue that has a resonance beyond our shores, which should be a real worry to us, because what we are doing in the United Kingdom is sending an authoritarian message to the rest of the world that it is all right for police forces or other public authorities to track down the confidential sources of journalists.

Rory Peck Trust

Lord Black joins the Rory Peck Trust as Patron.

2014: OUTstanding Top 100 List

Lord Black has been identified as one of the top 100 OUTstanding LGBT Business Leaders in the United Kingdom.

EU: Pressures on papers

Lord Black of Brentwood, executive director of the Telegraph Media Group, has told MEPs of the myriad threats to press freedom in Europe and the damage they cause to democracy.    


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Cats Protection speech

I am delighted to have been able to host this terrific reception to celebrate the vital work of Cats Protection and the extraordinary commitment and dedication of those who work for it in both a professional and voluntary capacity. Charities such as this are truly part of the fabric of a civilised society. I'd like to pay tribute to everyone here tonight - each of you part of the tapestry that makes Cats Protection work - for everything you do.

Gay Marriage: strengthens UK

"Gay people do not want to be tolerated in this society; they want to be equal in it." Speech in Parliament supporting equal marriage.