Seven Lib Dems feature in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Red Arrow Fly-Past 3Our congratulations to seven Lib Dems who feature in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

And please forgive us for starting with Mary Reid, one of this site’s volunteer editors. Mary was a Lib Dem councillor from 1997-2010 in Kingston upon Thames, serving on its executive board and as Mayor. She is named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) “For political service, particularly in Kingston upon Thames (London)”.

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

  • Robert Humphreys: Director, Open University Wales. For services to Education and voluntary public service in Wales. (Former President of the Welsh Party.)
  • Paul Tilsley MBE: Lately Deputy Leader, Birmingham City Council. For services to Local Government.

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

  • Christopher Holley: Councillor, Swansea Council. For political service and service to the community in Swansea.

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

  • Trudy Dean: Councillor, Kent County Council and Chairman, West Malling Parish Council. For services to the community in West Malling.
  • Carole O’Toole: Chair of Governors, Yale College, Wrexham. For voluntary service to Education and the community in North Wales.  (Councillor and Vice President of the Welsh Lib Dems)
  • Howard Sykes: Councillor, Oldham Council. For services to Local Government.

All of us at Lib Dem Voice wish them a day of celebration for their well-earned recognition.

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