Civic and ceremonial

County Hall

Find out about the role of the Chairman and Lord-Lieutenant.

The Lord-Lieutenant is the King’s representative in the county.

The 2023 - 2024 Chairman is Kevin Feltham, he is the 47th since the council began in 1889.

The Vice-Chairman for 2023 - 2024 is Joe Orson.

The county council is proud to support members of the Armed Forces and their families in Leicestershire.

In 2005, the council agreed to appoint Honorary Aldermen. The title recognises exceptional service of people who have reached the end of their political careers.

In 2024, the UK will commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Normandy Landings.


King's Award for Voluntary Service logo

The award holds the same value as an MBE and acknowledges the remarkable efforts of volunteer groups in their communities

Current chair to take on position for second term

Leicestershire has announced seven new Deputy Lieutenants