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Cornwall Lieutenancy

The Lord-Lieutenant of Cornwall: Edward Bolitho OBE

Colonel Edward Bolitho was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly in September 2011 on the retirement of the late Lady Mary Holborow. At the time of his appointment, he was also High Sheriff of Cornwall. 

The Lord-Lieutenant is supported administratively by the Clerk to the Lieutenancy, which is a role often taken on by the office of the Chief Executive of the Local County Council or in Cornwall's case, the unitary authority, Cornwall Council.

The Clerk for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is Kate Kennally, who is also Chief Executive of Cornwall Council. 

The Lieutenancy

The Lord-Lieutenant is supported by a Vice Lord-Lieutenant and by Deputy Lieutenants, who he appoints from people who have rendered particular service to the county in a variety of ways.  The number of deputies depends on the size of the population.  At present the Lord-Lieutenant of Cornwall is allowed up to 37 deputies.

Find out more on the Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall website

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The Lord-Lieutenant of Cornwall: Edward Bolitho OBE

British Empire Medal
Ruby Ditcher Medal
The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge
Lord Lieutenant Presents Queens Award For Enterprise To Cornish Sea Salt

The Lord-Lieutenant represents His Majesty King Charles III in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The Lieutenancy encourages, supports and brings together organisations and individuals across the public, private and voluntary sector in Cornwall. We seek to play a big part in the life of Cornwall and hope to make life a little bit better for many.

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