World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester

Article Id: WHEBN0003094435
Reproduction Date:

Title: Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: High Sheriff of Greater Manchester, Lord Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight, Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, Lord Lieutenant of West Sussex, Lord Lieutenant of Roxburghshire
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester

Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester
Incumbent
Warren James Smith

since July 11, 2007
Style Lord-Lieutenant
Inaugural holder Sir William Downward
April 1, 1974
Formation April 1, 1974
Website Lord-Lieutenancy


The Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester is the representative of the monarch, Queen Elizabeth II in the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester in North West England.[1] As Greater Manchester remains part of the Lancashire County Palatine, the Lord Lieutenant is appointed by the monarch in their capacity as Duke of Lancaster.

The office was created on 1 April 1974.[1] Before 1974 the area had been covered by the Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire, the Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire, and a small part by the Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding of Yorkshire. The role of the Lord Lieutenant is to "first and foremost ... to uphold the dignity of the Crown".[1] The Lord Lieutenant also acts as Keeper of the Rolls.[1] It also promoted the work of voluntary service and benevolent organisations.

The Lord Lieutenant is aided in his office by over 70 Deputy Lieutenants.[1]

List of Lords-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester

No. Lord Lieutenant From Until
1 Sir William Downward 1 April 1974 27 January 1988[2]
2 Col. Sir John Bradford Timmins 27 January 1988 11 July 2007[3]
3 Warren James Smith 11 July 2007 present[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e
  2. ^ The Lord-Lieutenants Order 1973 (1973/1754)
  3. ^ London Gazette, issue no.51228, 2 February 1988
  4. ^ The London Gazette: no. 58395. p. 10329. 18 July 2007. Retrieved 2010-07-08.

External links

  • Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.