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Queen's Birthday Honours - Herts, Beds, Bucks & Northants
The Queen's Birthday Honours List has just been published.
Here are the local recipients.
Mark John Boleat.
Formerly chairman Policy and Resources Committee, City of London Corporation. For services to the Financial Services Industry and to Local Government in London. (Moor Park (Northwood), Hertfordshire)
Dr John Menzies Low, CBE.
Chief executive, Charities Aid Foundation. For charitable services. (Hertford, Hertfordshire)
Margaret Joan Lady Jarvis .
For services to People with Visual Impairments and to Philanthropy. (Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire)
Terrence Scuoler .
Chief executive Officer Engineering Employers Federation. For services to Manufacturing and Engineering. (Welwyn, Hertfordshire)
Paul Ernest Williams .
Labour Market Operations director Department for Work and Pensions. For services to the Department for Work and Pensions and to charity. (Harpenden, Hertfordshire)
Harinder Singh Pattar .
Headteacher The Heathland School, London. For services to Education. (Hitchin, Hertfordshire)
Mrs Marsha Rae Ratcliff .
For charitable services. (Ware, Hertfordshire)
Clive Antonio Saunders .
For services to the community Education and Equality. (Watford, Hertfordshire)
Ms Olufunke (Akindolie) Abimbola .
For services to Diversity in the Legal Profession and to Young People. (St Albans, Hertfordshire)
Mrs Norma Alcock .
Volunteer, NSPCC. For services to Vulnerable Children. (Great Wymondley, Hertfordshire)
Stephen James Keeler .
Operations manager Employment Agency Standards, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. For services to Employment Rights. (Watford, Hertfordshire)
Mrs Irene Milne .
Higher Executive Officer, Ministry of Defence. For services in Support of Military Operations. (Watford, Hertfordshire)
British Empire Medal
Mrs Shirley Galsworthy.
For services to Elderly People and the community in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. (St. Albans, Hertfordshire)
Euan Rodgers Stewart, OBE.
Head of Intelligence, HM Revenue and Customs. For services to Protecting Tax Revenue. (Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire)
Dr Ramesh Dulichandbhai Mehta.
President British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. For services to the NHS. (Renhold, Bedfordshire)
Christopher Richard Kilroy, DL. For services to charity and the community in Bedfordshire. (Oakley, Bedfordshire)
BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL
William Thomas Duperouzel.
For services to charity and the community in Bedfordshire. (Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire)
Ms Andree Falla.
For services to the Girl Guides and other charities. (Stotfold, Bedfordshire)
Head of Service Children with Disabilities, Central Bedfordshire Council. For services to Children and Young People. (Biggleswade, Bedfordshire)
Miss Felicity Jane Irons.
For services to Rush and Heritage Crafts. (Bedford, Bedfordshire)
Mrs Janet Elizabeth Fishwick.
Chief executive, Parents and Children Together and Member, Adoption Leadership Boards, London and South East. For services to Adoption. (High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire)
Philip Andrew Kimberley.
Formerly Chair England Hockey. For services to Hockey. (Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire)
Dr Kerry Jean Mashford.
Chief executive National Energy Foundation. For services to the Energy Industry. (Buckinghamshire)
Ms Wendy Patricia Spinks.
Commercial director St. Pancras International Station. For services to Rail. (Monks Risborough, Buckinghamshire)
Ms Eileen Garvey.
For services to Women who have Suffered Domestic Violence and Abuse in Buckinghamshire. (Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire)
Mohamed Amin Issa.
Senior Lecturer Ministry of Defence. For services to the Defence Centre for Languages and Culture. (High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire)
Daniel Stuart Kerry.
For services to Women's Hockey. (Shabbington, Buckinghamshire)
Dr Michael Paul Loosemore.
For services to Sports Medicine. (Wendover, Buckinghamshire)
Neil Peter May.
Senior Research Fellow UCL and director Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance. For services to Sustainability and Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Communities. (High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire)
Mrs Amanda Jane Richardson.
Chief executive, The PACE Centre, Aylesbury and Founder-chairman, Action Cerebral Palsy. For services to Special Educational Needs. (Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshire)
Tariq Zamir Usmani.
Founding Chair Better Community Business Network. For services to Community Cohesion. (Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire)
Mrs Hilary Gwyneth Terry.
Youth Leader, Olney Holiday Bible Club. For services to the community in Olney, Buckinghamshire. (Olney, Buckinghamshire)
Volunteer Crisis at Christmas. For services to Homeless People in London. (Brookmans Park, Hertfordshire)
Ms Jane Christina Rintoul.
For public service. (Long Buckby, Northamptonshire)
Dr Robert William Lewis.
Director TotalSim. For services to Science Applied to Sport. (Brackley, Northamptonshire)
Lt Col Robert Henry Lynn Blomfield, TD.
Chairman, Northamptonshire Reserve Forces and Cadets Association. For services to the Reserves and Cadets. (Church Brampton, Northamptonshire)
Mrs Christine Linnitt.
Formerly head, Holywell Primary School, Loughborough. Elected Member of the Headteacher Board for the East Midlands and Humber. For services to Education. (Northamptonshire)
BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL
Mrs Sally Elizabeth Morris.
For services to the community in Islip, Northamptonshire. (Kettering, Northamptonshire)
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