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The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019

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Each year, The Queen’s Birthday Honours List recognises the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom.

In total 1,073 people have received an award this year – including 23 from Cheshire.

920 candidates have been selected nationally at BEM, MBE and OBE level:

  • 306 at BEM (Medal of the Order of the British Empire)
  • 399 at MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire)
  • 215 at OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire)

Out of the total, 75% of the recipients are people who have undertaken outstanding work in their communities either in a voluntary or paid capacity.

508 women are recognised in the list, representing 47% of this year’s honours.

10.4% of the successful candidates come from a BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) background.

5.9% of the successful candidates consider themselves to have a disability (under the Equality Act 2010).

2.8% of recipients identified as being LGBT.

 

What people get honours for…

 

People get honours for achievements such as:

• making a difference to their community or field of work

• enhancing Britain’s reputation

• long-term voluntary service

• innovation and entrepreneurship

• changing things, with an emphasis on achievement

• improving life for people less able to help themselves

• displaying moral courage

 

Honours are given to people involved in fields including:

• community, voluntary and local services

• arts and media

• health

• sport

• education

• science and technology

• business and the economy

• civil or political service

 

Cheshire recipients…

 

OBE – Officer of the Order of the British Empire

 

Christopher Brammer, deputy director, business change and implementation, satellite tracking services, immigration enforcement, Home Office – OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) for public service.

Paul David Roger Hancock, lately chief fire officer, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service – OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) for services to fire and rescue.

David Warren Parr, chief executive, Halton Borough Council – OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) for services to Local Government in Cheshire.

 

MBE – Member of the Order of the British Empire

 

David Michael Barlow – MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to apprenticeships and business.

Robert Barrow – MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to charity and the community in Macclesfield.

James Valentine Bisset – MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to the community in the North West.

Sally Anne Buttifant – MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to the railway and the community in Cheshire.

Dr Sengottiyan Chandrasekaran, medical lead, general adult critical care – MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to the community in Manchester.

Lesley Yvonne Wendy Coomer, lately chair, Together Trust – MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to young people and the community in Cheshire.

Marcus David Hayes – MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to education and law in Cheshire.

Clare Elizabeth Hayward, board member, Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership and chair, Make It Macclesfield – MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to economic regeneration in Macclesfield.

Frank William Norris, director, Co-operative Academies Trust – MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to education.

Christie Darren Spurling, founder,  N-Gage – MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to young people in Greater Manchester.

Mark Watson – MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to community policing.

Susan Williams – MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to the community in Lymm,

 

BEM – Medal of the Order of the British Empire

 

John Peter Hess – BEM (Medal of the Order of the British Empire) for services to the community in Chorlton.

Gareth James Hughes – BEM (Medal of the Order of the British Empire) for services to fundraising and autism awareness in Chester.

William Henderson Moore – BEM (Medal of the Order of the British Empire) for services to people with special educational needs in Ellesmere Port.

Phillips Montague Mosscrop – BEM (Medal of the Order of the British Empire) for services to the community in Macclesfield.

Judith Marion Povey – BEM (Medal of the Order of the British Empire) for voluntary service to Girlguiding and the community in Alderley Edge.

Helen Dora Sadler – BEM (Medal of the Order of the British Empire) for services to the community in Chester.

Jeffrey David Scholes – BEM (Medal of the Order of the British Empire) for services to young people and charity.

Tony Spruce, lately police community support officer, Cheshire Constabulary – BEM (Medal of the Order of the British Empire) for services to policing and the community in Cheshire.

 

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