William Powell (Conservative politician)

William Rhys Powell (born 3 August 1948) is a British Conservative politician. A barrister, he was MP for Corby from 1983 to 1997, when he lost the seat to Labour's Phil Hope. Born in Crickhowell, Wales, he was educated at Lancing College and Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

William Powell
Member of Parliament
for Corby
In office
9 June 1983  8 April 1997
Preceded byConstituency created
Succeeded byPhil Hope
Personal details
Born (1948-08-03) 3 August 1948 (age 71)
Crickhowell, Wales
Political partyConservative


  • "Times Guide to the House of Commons", Times Newspapers Limited, 1997 edition