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Alun Arthur Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont, OBE, MC, PC (5 December 1919 – 10 January 2020) was a British politician. He was a retired British Army officer and historian. He was awarded the Efficiency Medal in October 1950. He was a minister in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office from 1964 to 1970 and appointed to the Privy Council in the former year.

On 27 March 1967, in the House of Lords, Chalfont became the spokesman/figurehead for Harold Wilson. He was the author of several military history books on subjects including the Napoleonic Wars.

He retired from the House of Lords on 10 November 2015. Jones died on 10 January 2020 at the age of 100.

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