• Cricket Board for England and Wales since 2005.
  • Mergers and Take Over Panel since 2005.
  • Chair, Midland Heart housing association since 2007.
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Performance Birmingham Limited since 2008.
  • Chancellor, Staffordshire University, England 2004-2011
  • Chancellor, University of Technology, Jamaica 2000-2010
  • Member, Employment Appeals Tribunal 1988-2008
  • Non-Executive Director, Bank of England 1998-2006.
  • Commission for Integrated Transport 1999-2005.
  • Architects' Registration Board 2001-2005.
  • Chair, Morris Inquiry, Metropolitan Police, 2004.
  • General Secretary, Transport and General Workers Union 1992-2003.
  • TUC General Executive Council 1988-2003.
  • Non-Executive Director, Unity Trust Bank 1992-2003.
  • ACAS (the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service) 1997-2003.
  • Executive Board, International Transport Federation 1986-2003.
  • Royal Commission on House of Lords Reform 1999.
  • Road Transport Industries Training Board 1986-1992.
  • Economic and Social Committee EC 1990-1992.
  • Prince's Youth Business Trust, 1987-1990.
  • BBC General Advisory Council 1987-1988.
  • Commissioner, Commission for Racial Equality 1977-1987.
  • IBA General Advisory Council 1981-1986.

Receiving the TUC conference bell in
recognition of his Presidency.