The West Midlands Lieutenancy
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I address the Lord-
The correct form of address for the Lord-
Written: Name, Her Majesty's Lord-
Salutation: Dear Lord-
In a speech preamble: My Lord-
Conversation: On formal occasions -
Royal Garden Parties are held at Buckingham Palace during each Summer. There are normally at least three with up to 8000 guests invited to each. They take place between 3pm and 6pm. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, accompanied by other members of the Royal family, arrive at 4pm. Each member of the Royal Family present takes a different route or position in the garden and random presentations are made. The dress is morning dress, lounge suits or uniform for gentlemen and day dress or trouser suits (usually with hats) for the ladies. National dress may be worn.
People from all sections of the community are invited, usually through organisations
who nominate guests and subject to a prearranged quota (e.g. the Government, Armed
Services, Diplomatic Corps, Police, Church and other Faiths, charities, societies
and the Lord-
Today the Lord-
You will have to complete a form in all instances as this is not automatic. See the information on how to do this by clicking on this link.
Yes you can. Anyone can nominate someone for an Honour by completing a simple form. See further information here.
If you meet the criteria then you can submit a nomination to the Awards Office. See further information here.
There is a website that holds lots of information on the award and nomination forms. See further information here.
This new award has been created to provide national recognition for the families
of Armed Forces personnel who have died on operations or as a result of an act of
terrorism. Occasionally the Lord-
Each of the Cadet Services in the County nominate a Lord-
There are historic links between Lord-
A comprehensive document is available explaining when to fly the Union flag. Visit the section on this website.
In the first instance please write to or email the Lieutenancy Office. (Click here)
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