The Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Julie Spence OBE, QPM, has recently appointed six new Deputy Lieutenants to help with her work around the county.
The new Deputy Lieutenants are:
- Mr Iain Forsythe – Peterborough
- Mrs Susan Freestone – East Cambridgeshire
- Dr Andy Harter CBE – Cambridge
- Mr Karim Khalil QC – Cambridge
- Colonel Mark Knight MBE – North Cambridgeshire
- Mrs Frances Stanley – East Cambridgeshire
Lord-Lieutenants are The Queen’s personal representatives in the county or area. Their prime duty is to uphold the dignity of the Crown by arranging visits by members of the Royal family and escorting Royal visitors. They present medals and awards on behalf of The Queen and participate in civic, voluntary and social duties, as well as liaising with units of the Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and Royal Marines and their associated cadet forces. Their overarching responsibility is to promote their county.
The Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Mrs Julie Spence, said “I am delighted to introduce my newly appointed Deputy Lieutenants who, with their colleagues, enable us to have a presence in every part of the county. Each has
“The role is voluntary and we currently have 38 Deputy Lieutenants across the county. As a Lieutenancy, we will willingly attend and support community and charitable events and help anyone seeking to nominate an individual for