The annual Lord-Lieutenants’ and Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Reservists, Cadet Force Adult Volunteers (CFAVs), cadets and employees of the Reserve Forces and Cadet Organisations of the Armed Forces are recognised as laudatory honours throughout the Ministry of Defence. These awards are intended to supplement Honours bestowed by Her Majesty The Queen in the New Year and Birthday Honours Lists, and, in precedence, rank after such awards.
Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants are the representatives of the Crown for each county in the United Kingdom. Men or women of all backgrounds, they are appointed directly by Her Majesty the Queen, on the advice of the Prime Minister. The Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man is Her Majesty The Queen’s Personal Representative, and is appointed by Warrant of Her Majesty The Queen.
Each year, the presentation of the Lord-Lieutenants’ Awards for Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside, and the Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for the Isle of Man, are facilitated by the North West of England and the Isle of Man Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association (NW RFCA).
The awards include:
- Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants’ and Lieutenant Governor’s Certificate of Meritorious Volunteer Service;
- Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants’ and Lieutenant Governor’s Certificate of Meritorious Cadet Service;
- Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants’ and Lieutenant Governor’s Commendation; and,
- the appointment of Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants’ and Lieutenant Governor’s Cadets for each county and the Isle of Man.
Nominations are now open for Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants’ and Lieutenant Governors Awards 2017. For more information about the awards, including eligibility and instructions on how to make a recommendation, please download the 2017 information booklet on the right-hand side of this page. The relevant forms for making recommendations are also available to download.
The deadline for recommendations is 1600hrs Friday 27 January 2017.