Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the London Borough of Harrow

harrowJohn F Purnell GM QPM DL

Appointed Rep DL: 2007
John Purnell served for 35 years with the Metropolitan Police in many posts across the Greater London area and on secondment to the Home Office (HM Inspectorate of Constabulary). He retired in 1998 as Deputy Assistant Commissioner commanding north-west London. After his police career he spent 8 years until 2006 as the Global Security Director of Tesco plc. He enjoys golf, rugby, walking, reading and cooking.

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