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Appointment of Norfolk's new Lord-Lieutenant announced



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Lady Dannatt has been appointed as the new Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk, it has been announced this morning.

She will succeed Sir Richard Jewson, who will step down on his 75th birthday in August, as the Queen's representative in the county.

Lady Dannatt, who is married to the former Chief of the Defence Staff General the Lord Dannatt, said: “I am deeply honoured and humbled to be appointed Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk in succession to Sir Richard Jewson who has done so much for this county over the fifteen years of his tenure.

“I am most privileged to have been invited by Her Majesty The Queen to be her representative within Norfolk – the county in which I grew up and love so much."

Lady Dannett has previously served as the county's High Sheriff and is patron of a number of county-based organisations, with a particular interest in mental health.

Lady Dannatt, seen here during her term as Norfolk's High Sheriff, has been appointed as the county's new Lord Lieutenant
Lady Dannatt, seen here during her term as Norfolk's High Sheriff, has been appointed as the county's new Lord Lieutenant

She added: “I very much look forward to serving the people of the county of Norfolk in the best way that I can.

"With the support of the Vice Lord-Lieutenant and the Deputy Lieutenants, I look forward to developing the work of the Lieutenancy, in particular encouraging volunteering within the county and also promoting mental health fitness especially amongst young people and those working in our farming communities.”



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