Welcome to the Lord Lieutenant of Devon's website

Update: The Lieutenancy is pleased to announce that The Queen has appointed the Lord-Lieutenant a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order who becomes Sir Eric Dancer KCVO CBE JP.

Her Majesty the Queen appoints a Lord-Lieutenant for each county on the advice of the Prime Minister.

The main office of the Lord-Lieutenant is that he is Her Majesty’s representative in his county, and it is his first and foremost duty to uphold the dignity of the Crown. The post is non political and unpaid. A lady who is appointed to the office of Lord-Lieutenant is still addressed as Lord-Lieutenant.

Devon County Council provides administrative service support to the Lord-Lieutenant.

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