List of the Lord Lieutenants of the United Kingdom

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This is a list of current Lord Lieutenants in England and Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

Lord Lieutenants[edit]

Lieutenancy area Name Since
Aberdeen[1] George Adam May 2012
Aberdeenshire James Ingleby 13 July 2010
Angus Georgiana Osborne 24 July 2001
Antrim Joan Christie 1 September 2008
Argyll and Bute Patrick Stewart, MBE July 2011
Armagh Nicholas Alexander, 7th Earl of Caledon, KCVO 15 May 1989
Ayrshire and Arran John Duncan, QPM 2006
Banffshire Clare Nancy Russell 19 February 2003
Bedfordshire Helen Nellis 22 February 2012
Belfast Fionnuala Jay-O’Boyle 2014
Berkshire James Puxley 14 January 2015
Berwickshire Jeanna Swan 25 April 2014
Bristol Mary Prior, MBEJP 17 September 2007
Buckinghamshire Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, 8th Baronet 2006
Caithness Margaret Annie Geddes Dunnett 12 May 2004
Cambridgeshire Sir Hugh Duberly, KCVO 20 August 2003
Cheshire Thomas David Briggs 7 March 2010
Clackmannanshire Lieutenant Colonel Johnny Stewart (Retd) 5 June 2014
Clwyd Harry Fetherstonhaugh 17 January 2013
Cornwall Colonel Edward Bolitho, OBE 19 September 2011
Cumbria Claire Hensman 22 December 2012
Derbyshire William Tucker 2009
Devon David Fursdon 17 April 2015
Dorset Angus Campbell 2014
Down David Lindsay 25 August 2009
Dumfries Jean Douglas Tulloch 19 August 2006
Dunbartonshire Rear Admiral Michael Gregory, OBE October 2008
Dundee[2] Robert Duncan 2011
Durham Susan Snowdon 8 March 2013
Dyfed The Hon. Robin William Lewis 17 September 2007
East Lothian Major Michael Williams, MBE[3] May 2013
East Riding of Yorkshire Susan Cunliffe-Lister, Baroness Masham of Ilton 19 December 2005
East Sussex Peter Field 19 August 2008
Edinburgh[4] Donald Wilson July 2012
Essex John Patrick Lionel Petre, 18th Baron Petre 2002
Fermanagh Alan Brooke, 3rd Viscount Brookeborough, Bt 9 July 2012
Fife Margaret Dean, CVO 13 September 1999
Glasgow[5] Sadie Docherty 2011
Gloucestershire Dame Janet Trotter, DBE 25 October 2010
Greater London Sir David William Brewer, CMGCVOJP 27 April 2008
Greater Manchester Warren James Smith 11 July 2007
Gwent Sir Simon Boyle 22 October 2001
Gwynedd Edmund Seymour Bailey 16 April 2014
Hampshire Nigel Atkinson September 2014
Herefordshire Susan Bligh, Countess of Darnley 24 October 2008
Hertfordshire Dione Grimston, Countess of Verulam 27 July 2007
Inverness Donald Angus Cameron, 27th Lochiel 19 November 2002
Isle of Wight Major General Martin Spencer White October 2006
Kent Philip Sidney, 2nd Viscount De L'Isle, MBE 1 September 2011
Kincardineshire Carol Kinghorn 11 September 2007
Kirkcudbright Lieutenant Colonel Sir Malcolm Ross, GCVOOBE 2 March 2006
Lanarkshire Mushtaq Ahmad, OBE 11 November 2010
Lancashire Charles Kay-Shuttleworth
5th Baron Shuttleworth, KCVO
13 January 1997
Leicestershire Jennifer Gretton, Baroness Gretton, JP 24 February 2003
Lincolnshire Toby Dennis 23 February 2015
City of London[6] Alan Yarrow 7 November 2014
City of Londonderry Dr Angela Garvey 9 October 2013
County Londonderry Denis Desmond 14 June 2000
Merseyside Dame Lorna Muirhead, DBE 2006
Mid Glamorgan Kathrin Elizabeth Thomas 23 December 2003
Midlothian Sir Robert Maxwell Clerk, OBE 2013
Moray Lieutenant Colonel Grenville Johnston, OBE 20 August 2005
Nairn Ewen John Brodie, 16th of Lethen 9 November 1999
Norfolk Richard Jewson 19 September 2004
Northamptonshire David Laing 17 June 2014
Northumberland Jane Percy, Duchess of Northumberland 12 May 2009
North Yorkshire Barry Dodd September 2014
Nottinghamshire[7] Sir John Peace 21 July 2012
Orkney Bill Spence February 2014
Perth and Kinross Brigadier Melville Stewart Jameson, CBE 14 August 2006
Powys The Hon. Dame Elizabeth Shân Legge-Bourke, DCVO 1998
Oxfordshire Tim Stevenson, OBE 1 September 2008
Renfrewshire Guy Clark 2 June 2007
Ross and Cromarty Janet Bowen 2 June 2007
Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale Captain The Hon. Gerald Maitland-Carew 28 March 2007
Rutland Laurence Howard, OBEJP 14 July 2003
Shropshire Algernon Eustace Heber-Percy 11 March 1996
Shetland Robert Hunter December 2011
Somerset Anne Maw 2 March 2015
South Glamorgan Peter Beck 14 June 2008
South Yorkshire Andrew Coombe 7 April 2015
Staffordshire Ian Dudson 29 March 2012
Stirling and Falkirk Marjory McLachlan 28 November 2005
Suffolk Clare, Countess of Euston[8] 13 December 2014
Surrey Dame Sarah Goad, DCVO 29 October 1997
Sutherland Dr Monica Main 20 August 2005
Tweeddale Prof. Sir Hew Strachan 20 May 2014
Tyne and Wear Susan Margaret Winfield 12 January 2015
Tyrone Robert Lowry Scott 5 July 2009
Warwickshire Timothy Cox 2 April 2013
Western Isles Alexander Matheson, OBE 27 April 2001
West Glamorgan Byron Lewis June 2008
West Lothian Isobel Gunning Brydie, MBE 11 June 2002
West Midlands Paul Sabapathy 2007
West Sussex Susan Pyper 2008
West Yorkshire Dr Ingrid Roscoe 2004
Wigtown (vacant) 31 December 2014
Wiltshire Sarah Rose Troughton February 2012
Worcestershire Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Holcroft, LVOOBE 28 December 2012

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Lord Provost of Aberdeen, by virtue of office, is also the Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeen.
  2. ^ The Lord Provost of Dundee is the leader of the City of Dundee local authority in Scotland. They are elected by the city council and serve not only as the chair of that body, but as a figurehead and Lord Lieutenant for the city.
  3. ^ Acting to February 2014.
  4. ^ The Lord Provost of Edinburgh is ex officio the Lord-Lieutenant of Edinburgh.
  5. ^ The Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow, by virtue of office, is Lord Lieutenant of the County of the City of Glasgow.
  6. ^ The City of London is unique in that the post of Lord-Lieutenant is held in commission. The Lord Mayor of the City of London is the head of the Commission of Lieutenancy.
  7. ^ "Peace, John: Brief Biography". Reuters. Retrieved 30 October 2012. 
  8. ^ https://www.gov.uk/government/news/lord-lieutenant-for-suffolk-clare-countess-of-euston

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