Representative Deputy Lieutenant for Islington

islingtonDr Charles Goodson-Wickes DL

Appointed: 2011
Physician (Barts), Barrister (Inner Temple), Company Director; former MP and Charity Executive. Born, lived, studied and worked in Islington. Former Governor of Highbury Grove, and Arsenal Season Ticket holder. Served in The Life Guards as Medical Officer in Germany, Northern Ireland and Cyprus. Re-enlisted for the Liberation of Kuwait in Gulf War1 (Lieutenant Colonel; the first MP in uniform since WW 11)

Member HAC and a Freeman of the City of London.

Past Charitable posts include: London Playing Fields Foundation- Chief Executive (moved HQ into Islington); Canning House – Director General; Combat Stress – Vice President.

Currently Chairman of multinational Security Printing company.

Islington BoroughInterests- Conservation, the Arts, History, Sport.

Further information about the London Borough of Islington can be found at





Islington Borough Council celebrating Commonwealth Day by joining the Commonwealth Local Government Association.


Charles Goodson Wickes with Mayor Cllr Una O’Halloran.




Representative Deputy Lieutenant for Islington attends an Remembrance service with Jeremy Corbyn. 









Prince of Wales’ visit to the Refugee Service Centre

Prince of Wales

HRH The Prince of Wales ( President of Red Cross) at Refugee Service Centre , Islington
Dr Charles Goodson-Wickes, DL Miss Audrey Tibbles (90) ( Commendation Vertificate for 73 Year’s Service as a Volunteer)

Armistice Day 2016 in Islington


Councillor Richard Watts, Leader of the Council; The Mayor of Islington, Councillor Kat Fletcher; Dr Charles Goodson-Wickes, DL


Dr Charles Goodson-Wickes, DL; The Reverend Nigel Williams, Chaplain to the Islington Veterans Association; The Mayor of Islington, Councillor Kat Fletcher