Lord Lieutenant

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Lord Lieutenant

1. (in Britain) the representative of the Crown in a county
2. (formerly) the British viceroy in Ireland
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Ms Coyle is a Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Tyne and Wear, and Vice-Chairwoman of NHS North of Tyne.
Awards included the Queen's Fire Service Medal and were presented by the Duchess of Northumberland, in her role as Lord Lieutenant for the county.
During her time at Warwick, Professor Carter was also named the CBI's First Woman of Science in 2006 and appointed Deputy Lieutenant for the County of the West Midlands in 2008.
On March 2, 1954 a form of Petition was delivered to General Raikes, Her Majesty's Lieutenant for the County of Brecon, requesting that he approach Her Majesty the Queen, asking whether Her Majesty would graciously honour the Society by attending the Bi-Centenary Show in 1955.
The Queen's Lord Lieutenant for the County of South Glamorgan Captain Norman Lloyd-Edwards welcomed Ian as one of his "Jubilee Cadets" at a special parade at Maindy Barracks.
In 1956 Mr Annand became a Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Durham.
During her time at Warwick, Prof Carter was also named the Confederation of British Industry's First Woman of Science in 2006 and appointed Deputy Lieutenant for the County of the West Midlands last year.