List of longest-serving current Privy Counsellors

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This is a list of 20 longest-serving current members of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom.

Privy Counsellor Born Role Appointed
The Duke of Edinburgh 1921 spouse of the Queen 1951
James Ramsden 1923 former Secretary of State for War 1963
The Lord Chalfont 1919 former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs 1964
The Lord Morris of Aberavon 1931 former Secretary of State for Wales 1970
Doug Anthony 1929 former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia 1971
The Earl of Crawford and Balcarres 1927 former Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1972
The Lord Eden of Winton 1925 former Minister of State for Industry 1972
The Baroness Williams of Crosby 1930 former Secretary of State for Education and Science 1974
The Lord Hattersley 1932 former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party 1975
The Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank 1928 former Secretary of State for Transport 1975
The Lord Owen 1938 former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1976
Ian Sinclair 1929 former Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives 1977
Sir Michael Somare 1936 former Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea 1977
The Lord Steel of Aikwood 1938 former Leader of the Liberal Party 1977
The Lord Sheldon 1923 former Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1977
The Prince of Wales 1948 Heir apparent to the Throne 1977
Denzil Davies 1938 former Minister of State at the Treasury 1978
The Lord Heseltine 1933 former Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1979
The Lord Jopling 1930 former Chief Whip of the Conservative Party 1979
The Lord Higgins 1928 former Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1979

External links[edit]

  • [1] Official list of Privy Counsellors.