|The Queen has appointed Dr Laurence Howard JP PhD, as Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant for Rutland following the retirement of Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Kennedy in May.|
Dr Howard (60) is currently Sub-dean of the Medical School, University of Leicester, but lives in Rutland. He was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1979 and was made chairman of the Leicestershire Magistrates Association in 1986. He has been involved in prison visiting and other charitable work, and is a serving Deputy Lieutenant for Rutland.
Dr Howard is married to Christine and has two grown-up children.
start: Monday 9 June 2003