History: Lord Provost
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- (Local Government) The equivalent of mayor in some Scottish cities.
- (Higher Education) The senior academic administrator. Also called the Vice-President of Academic Affairs.
- (Religion) The most powerful position in a monastery below the abbot.
Lord Provost, William Collins (Lord Provost)
, Michael Kelly (Lord Provost)
, List of Lords Provost of Edinburgh
, List of Provosts and Lord Provosts of Aberdeen
, List of Lord Provosts of Glasgow
, Talk:Michael Kelly (Lord Provost)
, Talk:William Collins (Lord Provost)
is the figurative and ceremonial head of one of the four principal cities in Scotland
, having a higher status than an English Lord Mayor
Four cities, Aberdeen
have the right to appoint a Lord Provost instead of a provost
A privilege beyond that given to Lord Mayors is that the Lord Provost is ex officio
for that city - allowing the city council to choose their own representative from the Queen.
*List of Lord Provosts of Edinburgh
*List of Lord Provosts of Glasgow
*List of Provosts and Lord Provosts of Aberdeen
*List of Lord Provosts of Dundee
*List of Provosts of PeterheadCategory:Cities in ScotlandCategory:Local government in ScotlandCategory:Scots language
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