Lord Lieutenant of Renfrewshire

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The Lord Lieutenant of Renfrewshire is the representative of the British Crown covering a lieutenancy area of the county of Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. The Lord Lieutenant deals with many of the ceremonial functions associated with representing the Sovereign in his area, co-ordinates Royal visits to the county, presents awards, maintains close links with HM Armed Forces and liaises with the Queen's private office on county matters.[1]

The Renfrewshire lieutenancy was formed in 1794. For most local government purposes, Renfrewshire is now divided into three unitary local council areas - Renfrewshire, Inverclyde and East Renfrewshire - the lieutenancy area of Renfrewshire, however, retains the old borders of the former local government county of that name.

The current Lord Lieutenant of Renfrewshire is, since 2007, Mr Guy Clark. He is assisted by up to 26 Deputy Lieutenants, amongst them the Vice Lord Lieutenant, currently Mrs Susie Stewart of Neilston. The Clerk to the Lieutenancy is Mrs Linda Hutchison and is based at the headquarters of East Renfrewshire Council in Giffnock.[2]

List of Lords Lieutenant of Renfrewshire[edit]

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  • Sainty, J. C. "Lieutenants and Lord-Lieutenants of Counties (Scotland) 1794-". Retrieved 2018-02-10.
  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2011-05-08.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-26. Retrieved 2011-05-08.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "No. 13652". The London Gazette. 6 May 1794. p. 409.
  4. ^ "No. 58379". The London Gazette. 29 June 2007. p. 9396.