The main duties of the Lord-Lieutenant are:

  • Arranging visits by members of the Royal Family and escorting Royal visitors as appropriate.
  • Presentation of honours, medals and awards on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen.
  • Liaison with local units of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Army, Royal Air Force, their Volunteer Reserves and Cadet Forces.
  • Attendance at civic and social events.
  • Support to charities and other voluntary organisations.