Press release

Lord-Lieutenant for Worcestershire

Lt Col Patrick Holcroft appointed as Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the County of Worcestershire.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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The Queen has been pleased to appoint Lt Col Patrick Holcroft as Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for the County of Worcestershire  to succeed the late Michael Brinton.

Biographical Notes

Patrick Holcroft served nearly two decades in the Grenadier Guards before pursuing a City career.  He has been a Deputy Lieutenant since 2009, and was brought up in the County. His charitable commitments as a trustee or adviser include the Nuffield Trust for the Forces of the Crown; the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst; the Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund, which supports armed forces charities; and the Hedley Foundation, which supports young people, the disabled and the terminally ill. 

Colonel Holcroft lives near Tenbury Wells with his wife, Annie, and has three children.

Published 28 December 2012