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|Member of Her Majesty’s Commission of Lieutenancy for the City of London.||The constituency comprising the whole of the City of London.|
|Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant or Lieutenant for Greater London.||Any constituency comprising any part of Greater London.|
|Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant or Lieutenant for a county in England and Wales.||Any constituency comprising the whole or part of the area for which he is appointed.|
|Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant or Lieutenant for [F1an area] in Scotland.||Any constituency comprising the whole or part of [F2the area] in which the Lord-Lieutenant holds office or in which the Lord-Lieutenant or Lieutenant discharges his functions.|
|F3 . . .||F3 . . .|
|Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant or Lieutenant for F4 . . . the city of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh or Glasgow.||Any constituency comprising the whole or part of [F5the city in] which the Lord-Lieutenant holds office or for which the Lieutenant is appointed.|
|Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant or Lieutenant for a county or county borough in Northern Ireland.||Any constituency comprising the whole or part of the area for which he is appointed.|
|Governor of the Isle of Wight.||The Isle of Wight.|
|The High Sheriff of Greater London.||Any constituency comprising any part of Greater London.|
|High Sheriff of a county in England and Wales.||Any constituency comprising the whole or part of the area for which he is appointed.|
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