VIP Visit - William Whitelaw

Photograph of a VIP Visit by William Whitelaw MP

William Stephen Ian Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw, KT, CH, MC, PC, DL, often known as Willie Whitelaw, was a British Conservative Party politician who served in a wide number of Cabinet positions, most notably as Home Secretary and de facto Deputy Prime Minister.

Sir Charles Irving was elected as the the Cheltenham Conservative MP in 1974 and long serving Dowty public relations chief.

Pictured L-R: Charles Irving, Dowty Director and Cheltenham MP; ? ; William Whitelaw MP & Robert Hunt, Dowty Group Chairman




Charles Irving MP; ? ; William Whitelaw MP & Robert Hunt
Original photo in the Dowty archive at the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub

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