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Lord-Lieutenant Jeanna Swan WEBHer Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants are the representatives of the Crown for each county in the United Kingdom. Jeanna Swan is the Lord Lieutenant for the area of Berwickshire.

The Lord Lieutenant carries out a wide variety of duties, working closely with voluntary services, benevolent organisations and local businesses.  The main duties of the Lord Lieutenant are:

  • Arrange visits by members of the Royal family and to escort Royal visitors
  • Assess nominations for honour, both personal and for The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service and to encourage nominations for both
  • Represent The Queen, including duties with the armed forces and presenting certain honours, medals and awards.
  • Liaise with local units of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Army, Royal Air Force and their associated Cadet Forces

Participation in civic, voluntary and social activities with the Lieutenancy