Lord Lieutenants in your area
Lord Lieutenants are the Queen's personal representatives in each region of the UK. Dumfries and Galloway is served by three Lord Lieutenants.
Lord Lieutenant: Fiona Armstrong
Clerk: Thelma Proudlock
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01387 273844
Stewartry of Kirkcudbright
Lord Lieutenant: Mrs Elizabeth Patricia Gilroy
Clerk: Maureen Sinclair
Email email@example.com or call 01387 260100
Lord Lieutenant: John Ross CBE
Clerk: Julia Farroll
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01776 888428
Lord Lieutenants can be contacted through their clerks.
Lord Lieutenants work closely with voluntary services, charities and local businesses. They carry out a variety of duties including:
- presenting birthday and anniversary greetings on behalf of the Queen
- making and supporting nominations for The Queen's Honours
- making and supporting nominations for The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
- arranging visits by members of the Royal family and escorting Royal visitors.
- keeping the Queen's Royal Office informed on local issues
- making recommendations for invites to Her Majesty's Garden Party
- participating in civic, voluntary and social activities
- liaising with local units of the Armed Services and their associated cadet forces
The Lord Lieutenant is supported by Vice Lord Lieutenants and Deputy Lieutenants. Vice Lord Lieutenants will attend to duties when the Lord Lieutenant is unavailable.