Representative Deputy Lieutenant for the London Borough of the City of Westminster

westminsterDr 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.

Westminster BoroughHe 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/

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

Centenary of the Jerusalem Dinner of the Westminster Dragoons in December 2017.

Impax Asset Management receives Queens Award for Enterprise 2017

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).

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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.

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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