Queen’s Birthday Honours – links through the Liberal Democrats, Northern Ireland, and Scouting…

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It’s the night before [now the morning of—Ed.] the Official Birthday of HM The Queen, so we now know who has been honoured on this occasion. I have looked through the lists as published by HM Government, and have found the following to be either LIberal Democrats, from Northern Ireland, and in one case from the Parish where my grandmother lives in Cornwall!. Congratulations everybody!

 

Companion of Honour

 

The Rt Hon. Sir (Walter) Menzies Campbell CBE QC MP has been appointed a Companion of Honour.

 

Sir Menzies is one of the most respected politicians of his generation. He has been
the Member of Parliament for North-East Fife for over 25 years, achieving
prominence as an opponent of the 2003 Iraq war. He was elected Leader of the
Liberal Democrats in 2006 and went on to lead the UK Delegation to the NATO
Parliamentary Assembly. A former Olympic athlete and Captain of the UK Athletics
Team, he held the British 100 metres record for seven years. He served on the
Olympics Board for London 2012 and was Deputy Mayor of the Paralympic Village.

 

Knighthoods

 

Jonathan Stephens has been appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath

 

Jonathan Stephens began his career in the Northern Ireland Office, where he was closely involved in the peace process, working with all sides to deliver the Good Friday Agreement. As Permanent Secretary of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport he has led the Government’s work on a range of high-profile major
projects, including the digital switchover and culminating in the Diamond Jubilee
celebrations and the 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games.

 

Tony Robinson has been made a knight bachelor.

 

The Rt Hon Robert Andrew Stunell OBE MP has been a knight bachelor.

 

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire

 

John Charles William Compton, Chief Executive, Regional Health and Social Care Board has been appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

 

Pauline, Mrs Leeson, Chief Executive, Children in Northern Ireland, has been appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. For services to Children in Northern Ireland

 

Peter Francis McNAney, Chief Executive, Belfast City Council, has been appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. For services to Local Government and the community.

 

Samuel Brian Rea, MBE, Chair, Northern Ireland Policing Board, has been appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. For services to Policing and the community in Northern Ireland.

 

Officers of the Order of the British Empire

 

Alan David Armstrong, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Almac Group, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. For services to the Economy in Northern Ireland.

 

Derek Booker, Director, Lagan Legacy, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. For services to Maritime and Industrial Heritage in Northern Ireland.

 

David John Wilson Crabbe, Grade 7, Department for Regional Development, Northern Ireland Executive, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. For service to Governance and to the community in Northern Ireland.

 

Dr Janet Mary Little, Consultant, Public Health, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

 

Norman Derek McBurney, Founder and Director, McBurney Transport Group, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, For services to the Haulage Industry and the community through Ballymena United Football Club.

 

Raymond Thomas MURRAY Head of Information Systems and Records
Management Division, Department of Justice, Northern Ireland Executive, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. For public and charitable services in Northern Ireland.

 

Members of the Order of the British Empire

 

Ms Mary Margaret ANDREWS Lately Chair, Northern Ireland Fisheries Harbour Authority has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire. For services to the Fishing Industry in Northern Ireland.

 

Noel Bailie has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire. For services to Football in Northern Ireland.

 

Mary Elizabeth, Lady Bloomfield has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to the community in Northern Ireland.

 

Peter Joseph Brannigan, Sergeant, Police Service of Northern Ireland has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to Policing and to the community in Northern Ireland.

 

David Hugh Browne, Councillor, Belfast City Council, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Local Government in Northern Ireland.

 

Paul Clark has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for voluntary service to the community in Northern Ireland.

 

Mary Euphemia Elizabeth, Mrs Coulter, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Young People through the Girls’ Brigade and to the community in Ballyclare.

 

Desney Patricia, Mrs Cromey, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Bereaved Children in Northern Ireland.

 

Joseph Robert Donaghy, Chairman, Board of Governors, Our Lady of Lourdes High School, Ballymoney, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Education in Northern Ireland.

 

Celia Mary, Mrs Ferguson, Founder, Sion Mills Building Preservation Trust, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to the Built Heritage in Northern Ireland.

 

Thomas William Wallace Forde, Non-Executive Director, Northern Ireland Memorial Fund, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Victims and Survivors of the Northern Ireland Troubles.

 

Sylvia Sarah Ann, Mrs Foster, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Nursing and Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

 

Frank Gervin, Co-Founder, Clonoe Boxing Club, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to the local community in Coalisland.

 

Susan, Mrs Gervin, Co-Founder, Clonoe Boxing Club, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to the community in Coalisland.

 

Karen Elizabeth, Lady Girvan, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to the voluntary sector in Northern Ireland through Action Medical Research and Sparks.

 

Miss Elizabeth Jane Greer, Deputy Head, School of Business and Computing, Southern Regional College, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Education in Northern Ireland.

 

Paula Karen, Mrs Hilman, T/Superintendent, Police Service of Northern Ireland, has been appointed a Member of the Order of Empire, for services to Policing and to the community.

 

Deirdre, Mrs Lennox, Senior Nurse Manager, Spruce House, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for voluntary and charitable services in Northern Ireland.

 

Ms Briege Lewis, Neighbourhood Renewal Officer, Belfast Regeneration Office, Department for Social
Development, Northern Ireland Executive, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Community Cohesion in Belfast.

 

Alan Malcolm Little, Plant Manager, NACCO Materials Handling Ltd, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Industry in Northern Ireland.

 

David John Henry Loxton, Lately Director of Membership and Development, the Liberal Democrats Party, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for political service.

 

Major James Tyrrell Dermot MacCarthy-Morrogh, Higher Executive Officer equivalent, Ministry of Defence, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to the Army Cadet Force.

 

Ronald Gordon McAleese has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to charitable fundraising in Northern Ireland.

 

Kathleen Ann, Mrs McConaghie, Principal, Castleroe Primary School, Coleraine, has been appointed  a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to Education in Northern Ireland.

 

Miss Alice McDaniel, Teacher, South Eastern Regional College, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Education in Northern Ireland.

 

Marisa, Mrs McFarlane, Macmillan Paediatric Cancer Nurse Specialist, Belfast Health and Social Care
Trust, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Nursing in Northern Ireland.

 

Olwen Fiona, Mrs McIlroy, Principal, Belmont Primary School, Belfast, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Education in Northern Ireland.

 

The Reverend Canon Samuel McVeigh, TD, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to the community in Limavady, Northern Ireland.

 

Andrew Millar has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to the Scout Movement and to the community in Northern Ireland.

 

Thomas Mitchell, Deputy Principal, Special Education Team, Department of Education, Northern Ireland
Executive, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Children with Autism and voluntary service through Mencap.

 

William Henry Trevor Murphy, Senior Youth Officer, Belfast Education and Library Board, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Young People.

 

Audrey, Mrs Murray, Founding Director and Chair, Social Economy Network Northern Ireland, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to the Social Economy Sector.

 

Teresa Marie, Mrs Murray, Principal, St Ronan’s Primary School, Lisnaskea, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Education in Northern Ireland.

 

Pamela Mary, Mrs Neill, Chief Executive, Voluntary Service Lisburn, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to the community and voluntary sector in Northern Ireland.

 

Sharon Elizabeth, Mrs Porter, Member, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise Advisory Group, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Agriculture and Rural Development in Northern Ireland.

 

Ivy Theresia Angel, Mrs Ridge, Ethnic Minorities Project Manager, Ballymena Inter Ethnic Forum, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Minority Ethnic Communities in Northern Ireland.

 

Councillor Evelyne Lavinia Robinson, Councillor, Ballymoney Borough Council, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Local Government and the community in Northern Ireland.

 

Karen Elizabeth, Mrs Salmon, Nurse, Crosslinks, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Improving Health and Lives in Ethiopia.

 

Grainne Mary, Mrs Scott, Police Constable, Police Service of Northern Ireland, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Policing and the community in Northern Ireland.

 

Dinah Cathryn, Mrs Shortt, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for voluntary service through Diabetes UK.

 

Brian Sore has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to Planning and Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

 

Dr Fiona Jane Stewart, Consultant in Medical Genetics, Queen’s University Belfast, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Genetics in Northern Ireland.

 

Vijay Kumar Tandon, Teacher, Botanic Primary School, Belfast, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Education in Northern Ireland.

 

Elizabeth Anne, Mrs Underwood, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for public service in Northern Ireland.

 

David Wallace, Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality Director, Henry Brothers (Magherafelt) Limited, has been appointed a Member of the British Empire, for services to Health and Safety in Northern Ireland.

 

Dr Catherine Pamela Young, General Practitioner, Rasharkin, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Healthcare and to the community in Northern Ireland.

 

Medallists of the Order of the British Empire

 

Robert John Anthony.
For services to Local Government and the community in Omagh.

 

Lucille Elizabeth June, Mrs Bonar.
For services to Young People in Co Antrim especially through the Beaver Scouts.

 

Frank Bernard James Cassidy,
Lately Principal, St Louis Grammar School, Ballymena.
For services to Community Cohesion through Ballymena Learning Together.

 

Ronald William James Eamon Coulter,
Chair, Northern Ireland Vintage Ploughing Association.
For services to Agriculture and the Rural community in Northern Ireland.

 

Ms Pauline Crockard,
Instructional Officer, Ministry of Defence.
For services to Military Families and the community in Lisburn.

 

Elizabeth, Mrs Davis,
Lately Classroom Assistant, Foyle View Special School.
For services to Children and Young People in Londonderry.

 

James Andrew Davis.
For services to the community in Newry and Mourne, Northern Ireland.

 

Roger Edward Denny.
For charitable services in Bushmills, County Antrim.

 

Valerie Anne, Mrs Denny.
For charitable services in Bushmills, County Antrim.

 

Frederick Albert Dickson.
For services to the community in Armagh, Northern Ireland.

 

John Esler,
Member, Causeway Cardiac Support Group.
For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

 

Blodwen, Mrs Espley,
Volunteer, Western Health and Social Care Trust.
For voluntary service to Healthcare
in Northern Ireland.

 

Richard John Green,
Ship’s Master, Rathlin Island Ferry Ltd.
For services to the community in County
Antrim.

 

James Ronald Douglas Harkness,
Lately Building Supervisor, Arvalee School and Resource Centre.For services to Education in Northern Ireland.

 

Moreen Lorraine, Mrs Hatrick.
For voluntary service to the community in Northern Ireland.

 

Miss Jane Hughes.
For services to the Chinese community in Northern Ireland.

 

Margaret, Mrs Kellls,
Lately Cleaner, Lisnaskea Public Library.
For services to the community in Lisnaskea, Northern Ireland.

 

Dorothy, Mrs Kirk.
For services to the communities in Gunnislake, Cornwall and West Devon.

 

Aileen, Mrs Leckey,
Lately School Crossing Patrol Officer, Saintfield, County Down.
For services to Education in Northern Ireland.

 

Georgina, Mrs McClintock,
Co-founder, Sion Mills Community Association.
For services to the community in Sion Mills, Strabane, Northern Ireland.

 

Mary Ellen, Mrs McCloy.
For voluntary and charitable services to the community in Ballygowan, County Down.

 

Terence James Cecil Arthur Moseley,
Past President Irish Astronomical Association.
For services to Astronomy Education.

 

Ms Mary Catherine Muldoon.
For voluntary and charitable services to the community in Fermanagh.

 

Jessie Miriam, Mrs Nesbitt.
For services to the community in Greenisland, Northern Ireland.

 

John Thomas Patton.
For voluntary and charitable services to Action Cancer in Northern Ireland.

 

Vaughan Rosbotham,
Captain, 115th Belfast Company Boys’ Brigade, St Columba’s Church.
For services to Young People in Northern Ireland.

 

Mervyn Rowe,
Lately Captain, 1st Pettigo Boys’ Brigade and Committee Member, Pettigo Cross Community Development Association.
For services to the community in Northern Ireland.

 

James Andrew Scott,
Founder Member and Chair, Gillygooley Youth and Community Development
Association.
For services to Young People and the community in Gillygooley, Northern Ireland.

 

Suzanne, Mrs Shepherd.
For services to the community and charity in Northern Ireland.

 

Martha Jane, Mrs Shields.
For voluntary service to the community in Strabane, Northern Ireland.

 

Robert George Toombs.
For services to Young People in Antrim through the Boys Brigade and the Scout
Association.

 

Anna May, Mrs Wharry.
For services to the community in Carnlough, Northern Ireland.

 

Queen’s Police Medal

 

James Gilmour Bingham, Police Sergeant, Police Service of Northern Ireland
William John Harper, Detective Sergeant, Police Service of Northern Ireland
Stephen James Martin, Chief Superintendent, Police Service of Northern Ireland

 

Queen’s Fire Service Medal

 

Martin Joyce AGC, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

 

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