Knowledge Identifier: +Paul_Williams_(politician)
Born in 1922.
Countries: United Kingdom (50%), Egypt (33%), (17%)
Linked to: Cambridge University Conservative Association, Conservative Party, Marlborough College, University of Cambridge
Second World War - After graduating in 1942, he served as a flight lieutenant in the RAF during the Second World War, flying transport aircraft
He contested Arthur Blenkinsop's safe Labour seats of Newcastle upon Tyne East in February 1950, and the marginal constituency of Sunderland South in October 1951, losing narrowly to Labour candidate Richard Ewart by 306 votes
He increased his majority in the May 1955 general election, but, after further disagreement with government policy to withdraw from Suez, he and seven other backbench Conservative MPs resigned their party's whip in May 1957