2 Jan 2013

Lord Wilson to be honoured at Westminster Abbey

10:24 am on 2 January 2013

Former British Prime Minister Lord Wilson is to be honoured at Westminster Abbey with a memorial stone in 2013.

Harold Wilson served as Prime Minister from 1964-70 and 1974-76. He was elected to the Commons in 1945 and made a peer 38 years later.

Lord Wilson of Rievaulx, who left the Commons in 1983, died in 1995, aged 79.

The BBC reports that details of the design and location of the memorial stone, and the dedication will be announced later.