Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire

The Lieutenancy is the link between the Monarchy and the County of Nottinghamshire. It represents and uphold the dignity of the Crown, arranges Royal visits to the County and celebrates the achievements of the people of Nottinghamshire and their service to others.

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The Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire is appointed by HM The Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister.

He acts as The Queen's personal representative in the county and is responsible for visits by The Royal Family and Heads of State.

The Lord-Lieutenant presents Elizabeth Crosses and British Empire Medals on behalf of The Queen.

The Lieutenancy assists in the assessments for Queen's Awards for Voluntary Service. These awards and The Queen's Awards for Industry are presented by The Lord-Lieutenant on behalf of The Queen.

The Lieutenancy represents The Queen at Citizenship Ceremonies, Remembrance events and National celebrations.


Any enquiries should be addressed to Anthony May, the Clerk to the Lieutenant:

  • email: lieutenancy@nottscc.gov.uk
  • telephone: 0115 9773561
  • post: Office of the Lord-Lieutenant, Nottinghamshire, C/O County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP.

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