Enquiries, etiquette and protocol
This information is provided to assist those who are planning an event to which the Lord-Lieutenant has been (or is to be) invited, and who wish to know how to contact the Lord-Lieutenant or her staff, and some guidance on etiquette.
A woman appointed to the office is correctly addressed as Lord-Lieutenant
- Written: Dame Mary Fagan DCVO JP, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire
- Salutation: "Dear Lord-Lieutenant"
- In a Speech: In the preamble the Lord-Lieutenant is referred to as "My Lord-Lieutenant"
- Conversation: Dame Mary likes to be addressed as "Dame Mary" or "Lord-Lieutenant"
Issues relating to protocol and precedence can be clarified in consultation with the Lieutenancy Office.