Lord Bird

Lord Bird is a Crossbench Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 7 December 2015. His full title is The Lord Bird MBE, and his given name is John Anthony Bird.


Find out about the experience of Lord Bird outside of Parliament.

Non political

The Big Issue Group
2005 -
The Big Issue Foundation
2005 -
International Network of Street Papers
1994 -
The Big Issue
Founder and Editor-in-Chief
1991 -

Public life

University of Lincoln
Visiting Professor
2015 -
Cabinet Office
Social Enterprise Ambassador
2010 -