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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The former lord lieutenant helped coordinate more than 40 royal visits during that time, though not all of them went to plan.
The Queen has named Mr Christopher Andrew Crawford Simpson as Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for Banffshire to succeed Mrs Clare Russell, CVO, who retired on August 4.
Wem's Getting Older Adults on Line (GOAL) team said they were privileged to have the Queen's representative, the Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire Anna Turner, in attendance as well as more than 100 guests during the presentation.
Taking the opportunity to learn more about the college group, the Lord Lieutenant Sue Snowdon enjoyed a whistle-stop tour of the college's Teesdale campus while also making the time to chat with students and staff.
The Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire, Ian Dudson, who is also the Patron of Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, was joined by the High Sherriff of Staffordshire, Ashley Brough, the Mayor of Staftheir ford , Gareth Jones, and the vice chairman of Staffordshire County Council, Paul Snape on June 12.
| The Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Mike Kapur OBE, with category winners (left to right): Dev Vardhan Sharma, Danushka Edirisinghe, Campbell McFarlane and Josh Welford.
On board Lord Lieutenant Colonel Peter McCarthy (at back, wearing cap) and guests
North Yorkshire County Council said Mr Dodd was a successful entrepreneur, who had a passion for helping others in business and took up the role as Her Majesty's Lord Lieutenant for North Yorkshire in September 2014.
Pupils from Dalziel High and Uddingston Grammar have come together to assist in the development of the online project which will provide an insight into the exciting work of the Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire, Lady Susan Haughey CBE.
Lord Lieutenant Simpson joined the home for cream tea.
In Lanarkshire, the Lord Lieutenant also officiates at diamond wedding anniversaries, 100th birthday celebrations and citizenship ceremonies.
Lord Lieutenant of the West Midlands, John Crabtree OBE, and Deputy Lieutenant, Colonel George Marsh TD DL, were guests of honour at the event as they went along to find out about its dedication to teach Mandarin and its links to sister schools in Shanghai.