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Vice Lord-Lieutenant

The Vice Lord-Lieutenant is a senior Deputy Lieutenant appointed by the Lord-Lieutenant to stand in for him/her when absent, sick or otherwise unable to act.  The Vice Lord-Lieutenant acts with the full authority of the Lord-Lieutenant.

The Vice Lord-Lieutenant for Cumbria is Rt Hon Lord Inglewood.

Lord Inglewood (Richard Vane) was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for Cumbria in 1993 and Vice-Lord Lieutenant for Cumbria in 2012. He is a Member of the House of Lords and a farmer, landowner and businessman in Cumbria. He is Chairman of the CN Group, President of Cumbria Tourism, and also Chairman of the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications. Between 1989-1994 and 1999-2004 he was a Member of the European Parliament, first for Cumbria and Lancashire North and then one of the Members for NW England. In 1999 he was elected one of the hereditary peers to remain in the House of Lords. He retired as Chairman of Carr's Milling Industries February 2013, and has also been a member of the North West Water Authority (1987-89) and the Lake District Special Planning Board (1984-90).

He is married to Cressida and they have two daughters and one son. They live at Hutton-in-the-Forest, near Penrith.