HC Deb 24 July 1998 vol 316 cc730-1W
Mr. Jim Murphy

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to his answer of 17 July 1998,Official Report, column 336, if he will list the name of each of Scotland's Lord-Lieutenant and the dates each was appointed. [52011]

Mr. McLeish

The names of Scotland's Lord-Lieutenants and the dates each was appointed are as follows. Lord-Lieutenants may serve until their 75th birthday.

Lieutenancy area Lord-Lieutenant Date appointed
Nairn The Earl of Leven and Melville 22 July 1969
Orkney George R. Marwick Esq. 1 April 1997
Perth and Kinross Sir B. H. David Montgomery Bt 3 March 1995
Renfrewshire Cameron H. Parker Esq. OBE 25 May 1998
Ross and Cromarty Captain Roderick W. K. Stirling of Fairbairn TD 16 May 1988
Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale His Grace The Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry KT VRD 110 June 1974 and 216 March 1975
Shetland John H. Scott Esq. 28 February 1994
Stirling and Falkirk Lieutenant Colonel James Stirling of Garden CBE TD FRICS 15 December 1983
Sutherland Major General David Houston CBE 24 November 1991
The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright Lieutenant-General Sir J. Norman S. Arthur KCB 22 January 1996
Tweeddale Captain J. David B. Younger 18 June 1994
West Lothian The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Morton 31 July 1985
Western Isles The Viscount Dunrossil CMG 7 December 1993
Wigtown Major Edward S. Orr Ewing 12 October 1989
1Appointed as Lord-Lieutenant for Roxburgh
2Appointed as Lord-Lieutenant for Selkirk (Subsumed as lieutenancy of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale at local government reorganisation in May 1975)

In addition, the Lord Provosts of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow are by virtue of their office Lord-Lieutenants for those cities. The relevant details are:

City Lord-Lieutenant Date appointed
Aberdeen City Mrs. Margaret B. Farquhar 1 April 1996
Dundee City Mervyn J. Rolf Esq. FRSA FSAScot 1 April 1996
City of Edinburgh Eric Milligan Esq. 1 April 1996
Glasgow City Pat Lally Esq. HRGI FRSA 1 April 1996

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