Photographs courtesy of Ian Forbes
Photographs courtesy of Ian Forbes
Photographs courtesy of Ian Forbes
Photographs courtesy of Ian Forbes
Photographs courtesy of Ian Forbes
Photographs courtesy of Ian Forbes
Photographs courtesy of Ian Forbes
Photographs courtesy of Ian Forbes
Photographs courtesy of Ian Forbes
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ABOUT THE LIEUTENANCY OF PERTH AND KINROSS

Lord-Lieutenants were first appointed by King Henry Vlll to assume the military duties of the Sheriff.
Today, the Queen appoints Lord-Lieutenants, on the advice of the Prime Minister, to be her representative in their counties. Their duties are varied and include.

  • Organise and escort all official Royal Visits to their counties;
  • Present decorations when the recipient is unable to attend an
    Investiture;
  • Present the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise;
  • Present the Queen’s Scout and Guide awards;
  • Brief the Queen’s private office about issues relating to their counties;
  • Assist in Royal Garden Parties;
  • Assess nominations for The Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service.
  • Officiating (when requested) at Diamond Weddings, 100th Birthday Celebrations and Citizenship Ceremonies.

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