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Lord-Lieutenant welcomes New Civic Heads, 19th June, 2014

 From left:  Mrs Susan Haydock, the Chairman of Kent County Council’s Escort, the Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE, Viscountess De L’Isle and new Chairman of Kent County Council, Mr Peter Homewood. (c) Robert Berry.

From left: Mrs Susan Haydock, the Chairman of Kent County Council’s Escort, the Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE, Viscountess De L’Isle and new Chairman of Kent County Council, Mr Peter Homewood. (c) Robert Berry.

Kent’s in-coming civic heads were congratulated by The Queen’s representative in the County at a reception on 19th June to welcome them at the start of their year of office.

It was an opportunity for the new County, Borough and District Council Chairmen and Mayors from across the County to meet and get to know one another.

From left:  Stephen Kingsman DL; Lord Mayor of Canterbury, Cllr Mrs Ann Taylor;  the Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE; Viscountess De L’Isle; The Lord Mayor’s Escort, Mr Robert Taylor. (c) Robert Berry.

From left: Stephen Kingsman DL; Lord Mayor of Canterbury, Cllr Mrs Ann Taylor; the Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE; Viscountess De L’Isle; The Lord Mayor’s Escort, Mr Robert Taylor. (c) Robert Berry.

The reception was hosted by the Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE, and his wife, the Viscountess De L’Isle at their home, Penshurst Place.

He told the new civic heads: “Tonight is an opportunity to meet your respective Link Deputy Lieutenants that will support you during your term of office.  I offer you my congratulations in being honoured as first citizens of your communities and wish you a happy, memorable and productive year ahead”.

From left:  The Mayoress of Medway, Mrs Joyce Kemp; the Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE; Viscountess De L’Isle; The Mayor of Medway, Cllr Barry Kemp. (c) Robert Berry.

From left: The Mayoress of Medway, Mrs Joyce Kemp; the Lord-Lieutenant, Viscount De L’Isle MBE; Viscountess De L’Isle; The Mayor of Medway, Cllr Barry Kemp. (c) Robert Berry.

 

 


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