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.