Lord Lieutenants are the representatives of the Crown for each county in the United Kingdom. Men and women of all backgrounds are appointed to this role by The Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister. The Lord Lieutenant carries out a wide variety of duties, working closely with voluntary services, benevolent organisations and local businesses.
The main duties of the Lord-Lieutenant are:
Invitations to members of the Royal Family should be sent to the Lord Lieutenant. They can also advise on how to contact the various Royal households.
The Lord Lieutenant of Durham is Mrs Susan Snowdon. You can contact details the Lieutenancy Office by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: (0191) 383 7387
The Rivergreen Centre
We are currently awaiting the appointment of a new Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire following the sad and untimely death of Barry Dodd CBE in May of this year. You can contact the Lieutenancy Office by e-mail: email@example.com or telephone: (01609) 532705
North Yorkshire County Council
Room 3 County Hall