Friday, 17 November 2017

New Privy Councillors of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty the Queen approved the following people members of Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council.

Colonel Mark Lancaster TD VR MP
Mrs Eleanor Laing MP
The Hon. Nick Hurd MP
Mr Sammy Wilson MP

New Vice Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire

Sir Algernon Heber-Percy KCVO, Lord-Lieutenant for Shropshire has appointed the following person to the position of Vice Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire.

Colonel Mark Cuthbert-Brown CBE DL

New Vice Lord Lieutenant of Argyll and Bute

Patrick L M Stewart MBE, Lord-Lieutenant for Argyll and Bute has appointed the following person to the position of Vice Lord Lieutenant of Argyll and Bute.

Mrs Jane Margaret MacLeod DL

Life Peerage for the Former Bishop of London

Her Majesty The Queen has granted The Right Reverend and Right Honourable Richard John Carew Chartres KCVO the title of Baron Chartres, of Wilton in the County of Wiltshire for the duration of his life under the Life Peerage Act of 1958.

He was nominated for a Life Peerage following his retirement as Bishop of London. Lord Chartres will sit in the House of Lords as a Crossbencher.

Life Peerage for the Former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service

Her Majesty The Queen has granted Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM the title of Baron Hogan-Howe, of Sheffield in the County of South Yorkshire for the duration of his life under the Life Peerage Act of 1958.

Sir Bernard was nominated for a Life Peerage following his retirement as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service. Lord Hogan-Howe will sit in the House of Lords as a Crossbencher.

Thursday, 9 November 2017

New Privy Councillors of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty the Queen approved the following people members of Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council.

Dame Sarah Jane Asplin DBE
Sir Timothy Victor Holroyde
Sir Peter Arthur Brian Jackson
Sir Guy Richard Newey
Sir Rabinder Singh

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Life Peerage for the Former Private Secretary to Her Majesty the Queen

Her Majesty The Queen has granted The Rt Hon. Sir Christopher Edward Wollaston MacKenzie Geidt GCVO KCB OBE the title of Baron Geidt, of Crobeg in the County of Ross and Cromarty for the duration of his life under the Life Peerage Act of 1958.

Sir Christopher was nominated for a Life Peerage following his retirement as Private Secretary to Her Majesty the Queen.

Lord Geidt will sit in the House of Lords as a Crossbencher.

Monday, 6 November 2017

New Deputy Lieutenant of Argyll & Bute

Patrick L M Stewart MBE, Lord-Lieutenant of Argyll & Bute has commissioned the following person to become a Deputy Lieutenant of Argyll & Bute.

Mrs Flora Corbett

Life Peerage for New Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales

Her Majesty The Queen has granted The Rt Hon. Sir Ian Duncan Burnett the title of Baron Burnett of Maldon, of Maldon in the County of Essex for the duration of his life under the Life Peerage Act of 1958.

Sir Ian was nominated for a Life Peerage following his appointment as Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales.

Lord Burnett of Maldon will sit in the House of Lords as a Crossbencher.

Thursday, 2 November 2017

New Aide-de-Camp to the Queen

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed Colonel M. Quare MBE Aide-de-Camp to her household in succession to Colonel D. L. D. Bigger.

Saturday, 28 October 2017

New Lord Lieutenant for Lanarkshire

Lady Susan Haughey CBE DL has been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen to become Lord Lieutenant for Lanarkshire succeeding Mr Mushtaq Ahmad OBE who retires on the 12th November 2017.

Friday, 27 October 2017

New Chaplain to Her Majesty the Queen

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed the Reverend Canon Susan Field to be a Chaplain to Her Majesty within the Royal Ecclesiastical Household in succession to the Reverend Canon Ann Eater.

New Lord Lieutenant for Ayrshire and Arran

Ms Iona Sara McDonald MA LLB DL has been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen to become Lord Lieutenant for Ayrshire and Arran succeeding Mr John Duncan CVO QPM who retired on the 15th October 2017.

New Chaplain to Her Majesty the Queen

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed the Reverend Canon Andrew Studdert-Kennedy to be a Chaplain to Her Majesty within the Royal Ecclesiastical Household in succession to the Reverend Canon Dr. Paul Avis.

New Deputy Lieutenants of Clackmannanshire

Lt Col (Retd) Johnny Stewart, Lord-Lieutenant of Clackmannanshire commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Clackmannanshire.

Mr Timothy Edward Douglas Allan
Ms Elizabeth Anne Spruce

Life Peerage for the Former Chairman of the BBC Trust

Her Majesty The Queen has granted Ms Rona Alison Fairhead CBE the title of Baroness Fairhead, of Yarm in the County of North Yorkshire for the duration of her life under the Life Peerage Act of 1958.

Ms Fairhead was nominated for a Life Peerage by the Prime Minister following her appointment to the Government as Minister of State in the Department for International Trade.

As Ms Fairhead is not a Member of Parliament (MP) she has to be appointed to the House of Lords so she can take her role in the Government.

Baroness Fairhead CBE will sit in the House of Lords on behalf of the Conservative Party.

Life Peerage for Norfolk Businessman

Her Majesty The Queen has granted Sir Theodore Thomas More Agnew DL the title of Baron Agnew of Oulton, of Oulton in the County of Norfolk for the duration of his life under the Life Peerage Act of 1958.

Sir Theodore was nominated for a Life Peerage by the Prime Minister following his appointment to the Government as Parliamentary Under-Secretary in the Department for Education.

As Sir Theodore is not a Member of Parliament (MP) he has to be appointed to the House of Lords so he can take his role in the Government.

Lord Agnew of Oulton DL will sit in the House of Lords on behalf of the Conservative Party.

New Chaplain to Her Majesty the Queen

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed the Reverend Dr. James Hawkey to be a Chaplain to Her Majesty within the Royal Ecclesiastical Household.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

New Member of the United Kingdom Privy Council

Her Majesty the Queen approved the following person member of Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council.

Mr Edward Young CVO

Sunday, 15 October 2017

GCVO for Outgoing Private Secretary to Her Majesty The Queen

The Rt Hon. Sir Christopher Geidt KCB KCVO OBE has been appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO) for his service as Private Secretary to Her Majesty The Queen.