Lord Lieutenant of Greater London

Lord Lieutenant of Greater London

This is a complete list of Lord Lieutenants of Greater London in the United Kingdom.

*Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis 1 April 1965 – 1966
*Sir Gerald Templer 28 December 1966 – 1973
*Charles Elworthy, Baron Elworthy 12 September 1973 – 1978
*Norah Phillips, Baroness Phillips 1978–1986
*Edwin Bramall, Baron Bramall 1986–1998
*Peter Imbert, Baron Imbert 1998 – 27 April 2008
*Sir David Brewer 27 April 2008 – present [cite web | url=http://www.number-10.gov.uk/output/page15230.asp | title=Lord-Lieutenant for Greater London | accessdate=2008-04-10]

The ceremonial county of Greater London does not include the City of London. The role was created in 1965 and replaced the Lord Lieutenant of the County of London and the Lord Lieutenant of Middlesex. [Administration of Justice Act 1964 (1964 c.42), section 18: "For the purposes of [the Lieutenancy] , Greater London other than the City shall be treated as a county".]


*cite book | author=J.C. Sainty | authorlink=John Sainty | title=List of Lieutenants of Counties of England and Wales 1660-1974 | publisher=Swift Printers (Sales) Ltd | location=London | year=1979

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