Saturday, 31 August 2013

New Deputy Lieutenants of Greater Manchester

Warren James Smith KStJ JP, Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester commissioned the following to become Deputy Lieutenants of Greater Manchester.

Dr Syed Nayyer Abbas Abidi MBE
Mrs Susan S Allison
Ms Melanie Bryan OBE
Mrs Anna Reeves

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

New Deputy Lieutenant for Roxburgh, Ettrick & Lauderdale

The Hon. Gerald Maitland-Carew, Lord-Lieutenant of Roxburgh, Ettrick & Lauderdale has commissioned the following to become a Deputy Lieutenant of Roxburgh, Ettrick & Lauderdale.

Mr John Philip Scott FCII FCSI

Saturday, 24 August 2013

Friday, 16 August 2013

It’s a girl for Lord Frederick Windsor and Lady Frederick Windsor

On the 15th of August 2013 Lady Windsor gave birth to a baby Girl weighing 7lb at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Centre in Los Angeles, USA. Lord Frederick Windsor was at the birth.

The baby’s name is Maud Elizabeth Daphne Marina Windsor she is currently 42nd in line to the throne of Britain and the Commonwealth realms.

Prince and Princess Michael of Kent are said to be delighted with the news of their first grandchild.

Monday, 12 August 2013

HRH Prince Johan Friso of Orange-Nassau (1968-2013)

Today HRH Prince Johan Friso Bernhard Christiaan David Prince of Orange-Nassau brother to King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands sadly passed away.

The Prince had been in a coma since 17th February 2012 when he was in an avalanche that had buried him causing significant brain damage due to lack of oxygen.

After initial treatment in Austria he was sent to Wellington Hospital in London and on the 9th July 2013 he was moved to Huis ten Bosch Palace in the Netherlands were passed away following compactions.

My thoughts are with his family at this sad time.

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

New Deputy Lieutenants of the County of Devon

Sir Eric Dancer KCVO CBE JP, Lord-Lieutenant of Devon commissioned the following to become Deputy Lieutenants of the County of Devon.

Mr Philip Bostock
Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope GCB OBE

Thursday, 1 August 2013

Working Peer List 2013

Her majesty the Queen has announced her intention to bestow Life Peerages on following people who will be working peers within the House of Lords for their respected party’s.

Conservative Party

Mr Richard Balfe
Sir Anthony Paul Bamford DL
Mr Nicholas Bourne
Mr Matthew Carrington
Mr Daniel Finkelstein OBE
Miss Annabel Goldie DL MSP
Lady Fiona Hodgson CBE
Mr Christopher Holmes MBE
Mr John R Horam
Mr Howard Leigh
Dame Lucy Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG
Sir Stephen Sherbourne
Mr Michael Whitby
Ms Susan Williams

Green Party

Ms Jenny Jones AM

Labour Party

Sir Charles Allen CBE
Sir William Haughey OBE
Lady Alicia Kennedy
Ms Doreen Lawrence OBE
Mr Jonathan Mendelsohn

Liberal Democrat Party

Ms Catherine Mary Bakewell MBE
Ms Rosalind Grender MBE
Ms Christine Mary Humphreys
Ms Zahida Manzoor CBE
Mr Brian Paddick
The Hon. James Palumbo
Mr Jeremy Purvis
Ms Alison Suttie
Mr Rumi Verjee CBE
Sir Ian Wrigglesworth