Lord Janvrin GCB GCVO
The Rt Hon Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon
GCMG KBE PC (Paddy Ashdown)
Sir Michael Burton KCVO CMG
Former Director Middle East and North Africa
Lt Gen David Leakey CMG, CBE BLACK ROD
‘Monarch and Parliament’
Black Rod speaks on a public servant’s role in our challenging and changing Britain.
Field Marshal The Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank
GCB LVO OBE DL
Lt Gen David Leakey CMG, CBE
Admiral The Right Honourable Lord West of Spithead
Mr Jonathan Fenby CBE
Dominic Grieve QC MP
Lord Hameed CBE DL
A Fitzwilliam college Cambridge graduate of Law and trained at Sandhurst. Lieutenant General David Leakey served as an army officer from 1971-2010 and commanded forces and operations in a number of areas, including the Balkans. He was appointed Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod on 21 December 2010 at the Houses of Parliament. Black Rod is responsible for security, contingency planning and business continuity. His duties combine security responsibilities with royal and ceremonial duties within the House of Lords. As Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain (appointed by the Lord Great Chamberlain), Black Rod is responsible for and participates in the major ceremonial events in the Palace of Westminster including the State Opening of Parliament.
Next Devon Lecture
TRAVEL PACKAGE AVAILABLE
Rt Hon Sir Michael Cathel Fallon KCB MP
"RESPONDING TO RUSSIA"
Audiovisual Theatre at the Clovelly Visitors Centre
Reception and Drinks
Lecture with questions and answers
Dinner (with questions) Black Tie, Suits with Bow ties, Ethnic Dress
(Ticket costs include a glass of wine
at the reception).
The Lord Hennessey of Nympsfield . FBA
Sir Peter Bazalgette
General Sir Adrian