Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the London Borough of the City of Westminster
Dr Paul Knapman DL
Appointed Rep DL: Aug 2013
Dr Paul Knapman, a doctor and barrister, was HM Coroner for Westminster. In over 30 years in that office he had extensive dealings with all the blue light services, together with social services , and voluntary groups in Westminster. He spent a few years in the medical service of the RNR – and was Chairman of Governors of the London Nautical School. His charitable activities include having been Chairman of Trustees of the Coroners Court Support Service when it won the Queens Award for Charitable Service in 2009, and he is a trustee of the St Marylebone Almshouses charity.
He is Honorary Colonel to the Westminster Dragoons [C&S Squadron], The Royal Yeomanry.
Further information about the London Borough of the City of Westminster can be found on http://www.westminster.gov.uk/
Dr Paul Knapman received HRH The Duke of Sussex at a conference on veterans mental health at Kings College , London , on 14 March 2019
The Guidon of the Westminster Dragoons was laid up in its regimental church, Westminster Abbey, near the coronation chair on 7 February 2019 . It was instigated by Paul Knapman DL who is Honorary Colonel.
the Lord Mayor of Westminster hosted a Reception for the award of Deputy Lieutenant certificates to Cadets, 11 February 2019
HRH The Duke of Cambridge attends attends a Reception at the UK Chamber of Shipping
HRH Prince Harry attends kings College , London for a symposium on Veterans Mental Health and is received by Dr Paul Knapman DL, March 2018
Impax Asset Management receives Queens Award for Enterprise 2017
HRH The Duchess of Cornwall attended the NHS Heroes Awards at the London Hilton Hotel on 14 May 2018.
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HRH The Countess of Wessex , as Patron of the Defence Medical Welfare Service , attended dinner at the National Police Bravery Awards at the Dorchester Hotel on 13 July 2017. Seen here being presented to Amber Rudd, Home Secretary, Cressida Dick, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police , and Steve White , Chair of the Police Federation.
HRH The Countess of Wessex presented PC Michael Otterson , PC Sara Currie , and Sgt. Elliott Richardson with the Region 2 Bravery Award. They also received the overall award at the conclusion of the evening.
HRH The Countess of Wessex is presented to PC Caroline Holt from Derbyshire police , one of the nominated police officers.
Dr Paul Knapman DL attended the Civic Service of the new Lord Mayor of Westminster at Westminster Abbey on 2 July , and also a Reception in College Gardens ( and here seen also with Cadets from 291 ATC).
Dr Paul Knapman DL is received by the Rector of St Marylebone at the Annual Interfaith Service. Also in attendance was the new Lord Mayor of Westminster.
Reception on 30 March for Reserves and Cadets at Westminster City Hall hosted by the Lord Mayor of Westminster Councillor Steve Summers
Presentation of Deputy Lieutenant’s Certificate to Cadet Sgt Faaruq Mansary, Army Cadet Force.
Dr Paul Knapman, Representative Deputy Lieutenant for City of Westminster with Major Rob Pitt, Officer Commanding A (London Scottish) Company The London Regiment.
Lord Mayor of the City of Westminster Councillor Steve Summers and Dr Paul Knapman, Representative Deputy Lieutenant for City of Westminster.
Presentation of Deputy Lieutenant’s Certificate to Cadet Ruta Dubinskaite, St John Ambulance Cadets