The Lord Lieutenant

About Alexander Scott

Alex Scott


The King appointed Mr Alexander Scott, as His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the County of Cumbria following the retirement of Mrs Claire Hensman, CVO, on 5th July 2023.

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Duties of the Lord-Lieutenant

Map of Cumbria


The Lieutenancy is the local representative of His Majesty The King and of the Royal family. As such, underscores the monarchy's contribution to contemporary Britain.

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History of the Lord-Lieutenant

Lord-Lieutenant Cumbria crest


His Majesty's Lord-Lieutenants are the representatives of the Crown for each county in the United Kingdom.

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