Role and Responsibilities

The Lord-Lieutenant normally serves until retirement at 75 years of age. The role of the Lord-Lieutenant, the Vice Lord-Lieutenant and the Deputy Lieutenants, is voluntary, non-political and unpaid.

The role includes:

  • representing Her Majesty The Queen in Worcestershire
  • recommending and arranging Royal Visits to the County
  • visiting organisations to support good work, achievements and to mark important anniversaries 
  • offering direction and support with national honours and award nominations 
  • recommending individuals, businesses and voluntary organisations for Queen's Awards for Enterprise and Voluntary Service
  • forwarding Royal Garden Party invitations
  • celebrating and encouraging volunteering and charitable giving in the County
  • maintaining close links with the Judiciary, the Magistracy, Church, Armed Forces, Police and Fire and Rescue services and the civic community
The Duke of Kent visits Amada in Kidderminster

The Duke of Kent visits Amada in Kidderminster