This is a list of 20 longest-serving current members of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom.

Privy Counsellor Born Role Appointed
The Lord Morris of Aberavon 1931 former Secretary of State for Wales 1970
The Earl of Crawford and Balcarres 1927 former Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1972
The Lord Hattersley 1932 former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party 1975
The Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank 1928 former Secretary of State for Transport 1975
The Lord Owen 1938 former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1976
Ian Sinclair 1929 former Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives 1977
The Lord Steel of Aikwood 1938 former Leader of the Liberal Party 1977
The Prince of Wales 1948 Heir apparent to the Throne 1977
The Lord Heseltine 1933 former Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1979
The Lord Jopling 1930 former Chief Whip of the Conservative Party 1979
The Lord Higgins 1928 former Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1979
The Lord Howell of Guildford 1936 former Secretary of State for Transport 1979
Sir Julius Chan 1939 former Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea 1981
The Lord Lawson of Blaby 1932 former Chancellor of the Exchequer 1981
The Lord Tebbit 1931 former Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 1981
The Lord Denham 1927 former Chief Whip of the Conservative Party 1981
The Lord Hurd of Westwell 1930 former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 1982
Sir Tomasi Puapua 1938 former Prime Minister of Tuvalu 1982
Sir Christopher Slade 1927 former Lord Justice of Appeal 1982
Sir Stephen Brown 1924 former Lord Justice of Appeal 1983