HC Deb 17 July 1998 vol 316 c315W
Mr. Jim Murphy

To ask the Prime Minister (1) if he will list the 10 longest-serving Lord-Lieutenants; [50258]

(2) how many Lord-Lieutenants he has appointed. [50364]

The Prime Minister

On my advice, Her Majesty has appointed 3 Lord-Lieutenants.

The ten longest serving Lord-Lieutenants are:

  • Sir Thomas Dunne, KCVO (Herefordshire and Worcestershire)
  • His Grace the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensbury KT VRD (Roxburgh, Ettrick & Lauderdale)
  • The Earl of Leven and Melville (Nairn)
  • The Viscount of Artbuthnott KT CBE DSC FRSE (Kincardineshire)
  • Sir Richard Hanbury Tenison KCVO (Gwent)
  • Colonel Sir Michael McCorkell KCVO OBE TD (County Londonderry)
  • The Right Honourable Lord Kingsdown KG (Kent)
  • Sir David Mansel Lewis KCVO JP BA (Dyfed)
  • Sir Timothy Colman KG (Norfolk)
  • Lieutenant Colonel James Stirling of Garden CBE TD (Stirling and Falkirk).