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