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19.06.17

Councillors celebrated in Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2017

A number of local government leaders and figures have been named in the Queen’s 2017 Birthday Honours list.

The list recognises the achievements of people across a number of different sectors by handing out awards for services to their respective fields.

All in all, 1,109 people received an award this year, as 554 (50%) of people who won the honour were women and 10% come from a BAME background, with 6% considering themselves to have a disability.

Cllr Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, was awarded an OBE for her services to local government, and Cllr Rodney Bass from Essex County Council was also handed the same award.

Another Leeds City Council leader, its deputy CEO and section 151 officer Alan Gay was also handed an OBE, along with the LGA’s head of policy Sally Burlington and Cllr Isobel Seccombe, leader of Warwickshire CC.

Cllr Charles Howard from Essex CC was awarded an MBE for services to local government, alongside Pamela Posnett, leader of Melton Borough Council, and Alan Waltham, leader of North Lincolnshire Council.

The full list can be found here.

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