Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the London Borough of Haringey
Captain Peter Baker RD DL RNR
Appointed Rep DL: June 2014
Following a short career in the Royal Navy, Captain Baker joined the Royal Naval Reserve. He was based onboard HMS President in London and served for over 30 years. In his civilian career, he worked in Information Technology with the Department of Health, retiring after 35 years service. He is married to Jacqueline and lives in Essex. He enjoys hill walking, music and military history.
Further information about the London Borough of Haringey can be found at http://www.haringey.gov.uk
The London Borough of Haringey mark and support Armed Forces Day 2017
On 19th June, the Mayor, Cllr Stephen Mann and the Representative Deputy Lieutenant, Captain Peter Baker RD RNR. invited local dignitaries and veterans to Haringey Civic Centre to raise the Armed Forces Flag (picture). The flag was flown outside the Civic Centre throughout the week.
Over the weekend of 24th and 25th June, in support of Armed Forces Day, Haringey’s Youth Organisations in Uniform (YOU) held a Competition Day in which the various YOU groups competed in a number of exercises to showcase their skills. This was followed on the Sunday by a Civic March and Parade where the Mayor took the salute and awarded prizes to the winning teams from the Competition Day. The overall winning team was 16F Squadron (Hornsey) ATC (picture). Captain Baker also took the opportunity to present his Deputy Lieutenant’s Certificates to three of the cadets on parade (Picture).