East Riding of Yorkshire Lieutenancy East Riding of Yorkshire Lieutenancy

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The Lord-Lieutenant, Vice Lord-Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenants are keen to support and visit organisations, charities and businesses across the County and to meet people who are doing great things for their local community. The Lieutenancy is keen to attend voluntary and charity initiatives, award ceremonies and community functions.

Supported by the Vice Lord-Lieutenant and Deputy Lieutenants, the East Riding of Yorkshire Lieutenancy is keen to promote and support the many charities, civic, faith, voluntary, social and business organisations, activities across and maintains close links with our regional armed forces, so if you would like our support please do get in touch using the form below:

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The Lord-Lieutenant

The Role of The Lord-Lieutenant

The Lord-Lieutenant is an important non-political representative of the county, helping to encourage and promote the good of the community through the voluntary and civic life of the county. It is an honorary appointment.

Lord-Lieutenants and their Deputy Lieutenants are among the oldest public offices in England. Their duties include:

  • formally receiving The Queen, members of the Royal Family or heads of state when they visit the East Riding of Yorkshire and the City of Kingston upon Hull.
  • acting on behalf of The Queen in presenting awards and honours
  • maintaining links with the armed forces and emergency services
  • supporting the civic life of the county, working with local councils and agencies, the emergency services, schools, charities and the voluntary sector.

Mr. James Dick, OBE

HM Lord-Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire

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Vice Lord-Lieutenant

The Role of The Vice Lord-Lieutenant

The Vice Lord-Lieutenant is appointed by the Lord-Lieutenant, subject to the approval of The Queen, from one of the Deputies and lasts for an agreed period of time.

The Vice Lord-Lieutenant takes on such duties as the Lord-Lieutenant may decide and can represent the Lord-Lieutenant for any function except the chairing of the Keeper of the Roles.

Mr. Christopher Oughtred

HM Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire

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Deputy Lieutenants (DLs)

The Role of Deputy Lieutenants

The Lord-Lieutenant appoints a team of Deputy Lieutenants to assist in supporting and promoting the Lieutenancy in the East Riding of Yorkshire and represent the Lord-Lieutenant at public duties when required to do so.

Deputies do not receive payment for undertaking duties and their service to the county is entirely voluntary.

Deputy Lieutenants are appointed for their service to the local community, county and national life and who reflect the diversity of the area.

The number of Deputy Lieutenants vary according to the number of inhabitants within the Lieutenancy area.

The Deputy Lieutenants for the East Riding of Yorkshire Lieutenancy are:

Mr. Hugh Bethell, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mr. John Bladon, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mr. Bryan Bradley, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mr. Timothy Dewhirst, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mr. Patrick Farnsworth, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mr. Charles Forbes Adam, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Colonel David Fuller, OBE, DL, MNM

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mrs. Elaine Garland, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mrs. Julie Good, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mr. Nicholas Hildyard, DL, FCA

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mrs. Lynne Hope, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mr. Adrian Horsley, JP, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mr. Stephen Larard, MBE, JP, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Sir Ian Macdonald of Sleat, Bt, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mr. Charles Maxted, MBE, JP, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mrs. Gillian Mellor, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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His Honour Judge Michael Mettyear, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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The Rt. Hon. The Lord Middleton, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Brigadier Philip Mixer, QVRM, OStJ, TD, DL, QHP

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mr. Nigel Pearson, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Professor Darryl Stephenson, DL, BA(Hons)

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Air Commodore Ian Stewart, CBE, DL, BSc, FRAeS, RAF

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Mr. Brian Wilkinson, DL

Role: Deputy Lieutenant

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Please note: the list of Lieutenancy Officers will be available from this page to download as a PDF as soon as possible.

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