Liberal Democrats receive Queen’s Birthday Honours

Graham Watson, Liberal Democrat MEP for South West England and Gibraltar, has received a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2011.

He’s listed under Knights Bachelor – Knighthoods:

Graham Robert WATSON, MEP. For public and political services.

Congratulations, Sir Graham!

Also:

  • Dorothy Thornhill, Mayor of Watford, receives the MBE “for services to local government in Watford, Hertfordshire”.
  • Jonathan Webber, Chair of Wolverhampton South West and the West Midlands Region, has been awarded a MBE for services to Business.
  • Cllr Terry Stacy receives the MBE for services to Housing in London. Terry was leader of Islington Council 09-10 and is leader of the opposition.
  • Lady Judith Steel receives the MBE for services to the Theatre in the Scottish Borders
  • Joe Roper, recently retires District Councillor for Blaby South is awarded the MBE for services to the community.
  • Richard Kemp, Liverpool Councillor and Vice Chairman of the Local Government Association receives a CBE for public service
  • Councillor Edward Lord receives an OBE, for public service
  • Jill Shortland, former leader of Somerset County Council receives an OBE for services to Local Government in Somerset
  • Joe Roper, recently retired District Councillor for Blaby South, was awarded an MBE for services to the Community

You can read the full Birthday Honours List 2011 here.

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  • Jonathan Webber, Chair of Wolverhampton South West and the West Midlands Region, has been awarded a MBE for services to Business.

  • Cllr Terry Stacy MBE for services to Housing in London. Terry was leader of Islington Council 09-10 and is leader of the opposition.

  • Helen Duffett 11th Jun '11 - 9:36am

    Duncan, Colin and Lucy: thanks – now added.

  • Also worth nothing that the homophobic Brian Souter was Knighted today. This is an insult to the LGBT community. Register your disgust on the online petition: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/notosoutersknighthood/signatures

  • David Hughes 12th Jun '11 - 1:47pm

    Please also note the OBE for Jill Shortland, our former Leader of Somerset County Council,

    David Hughes
    Western Counties Regional Secretary.

  • David Pollard 12th Jun '11 - 7:15pm

    Joe Roper, recently retired District Councillor for Blaby South was awarded an MBE for services to the Community

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