Charles Williams, Baron Williams of Elvel

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The Lord Williams of Elvel

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Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
In office
22 May 1985 – 30 December 2019
Life Peerage
Chairman of the Prices Commission
In office
Personal details
Charles Cuthbert Powell Williams

(1933-02-09)9 February 1933
Oxford, England
Died30 December 2019(2019-12-30) (aged 86)
Political partyLabour
Spouse(s)Jane Gillian Portal
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford
London School of Economics

Charles Cuthbert Powell Williams, Baron Williams of Elvel, CBE, PC (9 February 1933 – 30 December 2019[1][2]) was a British businessman, cricketer and Labour life peer. He was a member of the House of Lords from 1985 until his death.

In his 20s he played first-class cricket while at university and for several seasons afterwards. He was the stepfather of Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lord Williams of Elvel – obituary". The Telegraph (UK). 5 January 2020.
  2. "Lord Williams of Elvel obituary". The Times (UK). 7 January 2020.
  3. Charles Moore (8 April 2016). "Winston Churchill's right-hand man and an affair to shake the Establishment". The Telegraph. Daily Telegraph (online), London. Retrieved 10 April 2016.