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

Lieutenancy area Name Date
Aberdeen[1] George Adam May 2012
Aberdeenshire James Ingleby 13 July 2010
Angus Georgiana Osborne, CVO 24 July 2001
Antrim Joan Christie, CVO, OBE 1 September 2008
Argyll and Bute Patrick Stewart, MBE July 2011
Armagh The Rt. Hon. The 7th Earl of Caledon, KCVO 15 May 1989
Ayrshire and Arran Iona McDonald 26 October 2017
Banffshire Clare Nancy Russell, CVO 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 Lois Patricia (Peaches) Golding, OBE 24 April 2017
Buckinghamshire Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, 8th Baronet 2006
Caithness The Rt. Hon. The 3rd Viscount Thurso, PC 17 August 2017
Cambridgeshire Julie Spence, OBE, QPM[2] 4 April 2017
Cheshire Thomas David Briggs, MBE, KStJ 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[3]
Dorset Angus Campbell 2014
Down David Lindsay 25 August 2009
Dumfries Fiona Armstrong 2016
Dunbartonshire Rear Admiral Michael Gregory, OBE October 2008
Dundee[4] Robert Duncan 2011
Durham Susan Snowdon 8 March 2013
Dyfed Sara Edwards 7 February 2016
East Lothian Major Michael Williams, MBE[5] May 2013
East Riding of Yorkshire The Hon. Susan Cunliffe-Lister 19 December 2005
East Sussex Peter Field 19 August 2008
Edinburgh[6] Donald Wilson July 2012
Essex Jennifer Tolhurst 5 August 2017
Fermanagh The Rt. Hon. The 3rd Viscount Brookeborough, KG 9 July 2012
Fife Robert William Balfour 22 January 2015
Glasgow[7] Eva Bolander 18 May 2017
Gloucestershire Dame Janet Trotter, DBE, CVO 25 October 2010
Greater London Sir Ken Olisa, OBE 29 May 2015
Greater Manchester Warren James Smith 11 July 2007
Gwent Brigadier Robert Aitken 24 March 2016
Gwynedd Edmund Seymour Bailey 16 April 2014
Hampshire Nigel Atkinson September 2014
Herefordshire The Rt. Hon. The Countess of Darnley, CStJ 24 October 2008
Hertfordshire Robert Voss, CBE, DL[8] 4 August 2017
Inverness Donald Angus Cameron, 27th Lochiel, CVO 19 November 2002
Isle of Wight Major General Martin Spencer White, CB, CBE October 2006
Kent Major the Rt. Hon. The 2nd Viscount De L'Isle, MBE 1 September 2011
Kincardineshire Carol Kinghorn 11 September 2007
Kirkcudbright Lieutenant Colonel Sir Malcolm Ross, GCVO, OBE 2 March 2006
Lanarkshire Lady Susan Haughey, CBE 13 November 2017
Lancashire The Rt. Hon. The 5th Baron Shuttleworth KG, KCVO 13 January 1997
Leicestershire Mike Kapur, OBE 14 June 2018
Lincolnshire Toby Dennis 23 February 2015
City of London[9] Sir Alan Yarrow, KStJ 7 November 2014
City of Londonderry Dr Angela Garvey 9 October 2013
County Londonderry Alison Millar 12 June 2018
Merseyside Mr Mark Blundell 13 September 2017
Mid Glamorgan Dame Kathrin Elizabeth Thomas, DCVO, JP 23 December 2003
Midlothian Sir Robert Maxwell Clerk, OBE 2013
Moray Lieutenant Colonel Grenville Johnston, OBE 20 August 2005
Nairn George Russell Asher 19 January 2018
Norfolk Richard Jewson 19 September 2004
Northamptonshire David Laing 17 June 2014
Northumberland Her Grace The Duchess of Northumberland 12 May 2009
North Yorkshire vacant following the death of Barry Dodd[10] 30 May 2018
Nottinghamshire[11] Sir John Peace 21 July 2012
Orkney Bill Spence February 2014
Oxfordshire Tim Stevenson, OBE 1 September 2008
Perth and Kinross Brigadier Melville Stewart Jameson, CBE 14 August 2006
Powys The Hon. Dame Elizabeth Shân Legge-Bourke, DCVO 1998
Renfrewshire Guy Clark, CVO 2 June 2007
Ross and Cromarty Janet Bowen 2 June 2007
Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale His Grace The 10th Duke of Buccleuch, KT, KBE 28 December 2016
Rutland Sarah Furness 3 April 2018
Shropshire Sir Algernon Eustace Heber-Percy, KCVO 11 March 1996
Shetland Robert Hunter December 2011
Somerset Anne Maw 2 March 2015
South Glamorgan Dr. Peter Beck, CVO 14 June 2008
South Yorkshire Andrew Coombe 7 April 2015
Staffordshire Ian Dudson 29 March 2012
Stirling and Falkirk Alan Simpson, OBE 28 February 2017
Suffolk The Rt. Hon. The Countess of Euston[12] 13 December 2014
Surrey Sally Marks 23 August 2015
Sutherland Dr Monica Main 20 August 2005
Tweeddale Prof. Sir Hew Strachan 20 May 2014
Tyne and Wear Susan Winfield 12 January 2015
Tyrone Robert Lowry Scott 5 July 2009
Warwickshire Timothy Cox 2 April 2013
Western Isles Donald Martin 20 December 2016
West Glamorgan Byron Lewis June 2008
West Lothian Moira Niven, MBE 20 September 2017
West Midlands John Crabtree, OBE 3 January 2017
West Sussex Susan Pyper 2008
West Yorkshire Edmund Anderson 3 September 2018
Wigtown John Ross 2015
Wiltshire Sarah Rose Troughton, CStJ February 2012
Worcestershire Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Holcroft, LVO, OBE 28 December 2012

See also


  1. ^ The Lord Provost of Aberdeen, by virtue of office, is also the Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeen.
  2. ^ "Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire: Julie Spence". Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street. 1 March 2017. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Lord-Lieutenant for Devon: David Fursdon".
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Acting to February 2014.
  6. ^ The Lord Provost of Edinburgh is ex officio the Lord-Lieutenant of Edinburgh.
  7. ^ The Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow, by virtue of office, is Lord Lieutenant of the County of the City of Glasgow.
  8. ^ "Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire: Robert Voss - GOV.UK". Retrieved 2017-08-07.
  9. ^ 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.
  10. ^ "Fatal crash pilot is Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire". BBC News. 31 May 2018. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  11. ^ "Peace, John: Brief Biography". Reuters. Retrieved 30 October 2012.
  12. ^ "Lord-Lieutenant for Suffolk: Clare, Countess of Euston".

External links

  • List of Lord Lieutenants provided by the Ministry of Justice response to a Freedom of Information Act request

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