Sunday, 31 May 2015

Life Peerage for New Minister of State for Trade and Investment

The Rt Hon. Francis Anthony Aylmer Maude has been granted the title of Baron Maude of Horsham, of Shipley in the County of West Sussex. Under the Life Peerage Act 1958 and will sit in the House of Lords as a Conservative.

Life Peerage for New Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland

Mr Andrew James Dunlop has been granted the title of Baron Dunlop, of Helensburgh in the County of Dunbarton. Under the Life Peerage Act 1958 and will sit in the House of Lords as a Conservative.

Sunday, 24 May 2015

Knighthood for Eric Pickles MP

Her Majesty The Queen has conferred a knighthood upon The Rt Hon. Eric Pickles MP for his service to Parliament.

Life Peerage for New Pensions Minister

Ms Rosalind Miriam Altmann CBE has been granted the title of Baroness Altmann, of Tottenham in the London Borough of Haringey. Under the Life Peerage Act 1958 and will sit in the House of Lords as a Conservative.

New Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London

Kenneth Olisa OBE, Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London has commissioned the following person to become a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London.

Mr Kevin David McGrath DL

New Deputy Lieutenants of Inverness

Donald Cameron of Lochiel, Lord-Lieutenant of Inverness has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Inverness.

Mrs Jacqueline Forrest Wright
Mrs Fiona Jane Kelly

Thursday, 21 May 2015

New Vice Lord Lieutenant of Argyll and Bute

Patrick Loudon McIain Stewart MBE, Lord Lieutenant of Argyll and Bute has appointed the following person to the position of Vice Lord Lieutenant of Argyll and Bute

Mr James Philip Holland Mellor DL

New Deputy Lieutenants of Argyll and Bute

Patrick L M Stewart MBE, Lord-Lieutenant of Argyll and Bute has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Argyll and Bute.

Mr William Stewart Shaw
Baroness Miranda van Lynden

New Privy Councillors of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty the Queen approved the following people members of Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council.

The Rt Hon. The Lord Astor of Hever DL
The Rt Hon. The Lord Bates
The Rt Hon. The Lord Feldman
The Rt Hon. The Lord Freud
Mr Robert Halfon MP
Mr Mark Harper MP
Mr Edward Llewellyn OBE MP
Ms Priti Patel MP
Ms Amber Rudd MP
Ms Anna Soubry MP
Mr John Whittingdale OBE MP
Mr Gavin Williamson MP
Mr Andrew Tyrie MP

Saturday, 9 May 2015

Sheriffs of the City of London for 2015/16

The City of London has elected the following to act as Sheriffs of the City of London for 2015/16.

Dr Christine Holliday Rigden
The Honourable Charles Edward Beck Bowman

New Deputy Lieutenants of Merseyside

Dame Lorna EF Muirhead DBE, Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Merseyside.

Mr Wally Brown CBE
Captain Hugh Blyth Daglish LVO JP
Sir Mark Hedley
Mrs Ruth Gould
Professor Dr. Ian Graham Tracey
Mr Sean McEvoy

New Deputy Lieutenants of Hertfordshire

The Countess of Verulam, Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire has commissioned the following people to become Deputy Lieutenants of Hertfordshire.

Lord Charles Edward Vere Cecil
Mr Gerald Michael Nolan Corbett
Mrs Louise Mary Faure Walker
Dame Alison Peacock DBE
Mr Robert Andrew Voss CBE

New Deputy Lieutenant of Aberdeen City

Councillor George Adam, Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeen City has commissioned the following person to become a Deputy Lieutenant of Aberdeen City.

Mr Gregory Poon

Monday, 4 May 2015

Saturday, 2 May 2015

It’s a Girl for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby Girl at 8:34 GMT weighing 8lb 3oz at the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, Paddington in London. The Duke of Cambridge was at the birth. Both mother and baby are doing well.