The London Gazette: Supplement, New Year Honours List 2016
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
The main United Kingdom, or Prime Minister's list, details the people from all walks of life awarded honours for the New Year 2016. Separate lists are also published for honours awarded in a number of dependencies and overseas territories. In total 1,196 people have received an award.
Among those being honoured are:
A Companion of Honour to Sir Roy Strong for his outstanding contribution to UK cultural life;
A knighthood for former television journalist, Martyn Lewis, for his service to the voluntary and charitable sector;
A knighthood for the choreographer, Matthew Bourne;
A CBE for Denis Law for services to football and to charity;
An OBE for sports commentator, Sue Barker;
An OBE for singer-songwriter, Damon Albarn;
An OBE for actor, James Nesbitt;
An OBE for actor, Idris Elba;
An OBE for snooker player, Ronnie O'Sullivan; and
An MBE to sports broadcaster, Jacqui Oatley
Three new admissions to the Order of Merit have been added alongside honours recipients in 2016; Professor The Lord Darzi, for medicine, Professor Dame Ann Dowling for mechanical engineering and Sir James Dyson for his work in industrial design.
The Order of Merit is in the personal gift of the Queen, and limited to 24 living recipients for services towards the advancement of the arts, learning, literature and science.
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