Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Lady Mitchell, wife of Sir David Mitchell, DL

Lady Mitchell, who died suddenly from heart failure, 5 August, 2005, aged 75, was the wife of Conservative MP Sir David Mitchell, and mother of the Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell.She was the former Pamela Elaine Haward, and married David Bower Mitchell in 1954. They had 2 sons, Andrew and Graham and one daughter, Suki, but they later separated (but did not divorce?).Her husband, who was knighted in 1988, was Minister of State for Transport, 1986-88.Lady Mitchell's elder son, Andrew, has been Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield since 2001, and was MP for Gedling, 1987-97, and a junior minister in John Major's administation between 1995-97.A Servive of Thanksgiving takes place at St Margaret's Church, Westminster, Thursday 29 September, 2005.

Source: Daily Telegraph 12 Aug, 2005

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