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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
Died 30 December 2019(2019-12-30) (aged 86)
Political party Labour
Spouse(s) Jane Gillian Portal
Alma mater Christ Church, Oxford
London School of Economics
Profession businessman

Charles Cuthbert Powell Williams, Baron Williams of Elvel, CBE, PC (9 February 1933 – 30 December 2019) 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.

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