Alex Marshall, Steve Elworthy recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List

Tanya Simon
June 12, 2018

"I am very pleased that my contribution has been recognised in this way", he said, "but this honour is also a recognition of the contribution that all magistrates make to their local communities and to the justice system and I would like to thank my colleagues on the bench and at the Magistrates Association for the support that they have given me in almost thirty years as a magistrate. We can do better than this and we will continue to strive to do better", Stone added.

Following a wave of terror attacks which struck the United Kingdom in 2017, former assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Mark Rowley, who led the national response, is honoured with a knighthood.

Malcolm said he was "delighted and very proud" to receive the honour, having found his time as a magistrate "hugely rewarding".

In the 100th anniversary year of women's suffrage, there are a range of awards for women at the forefront of their professions or who have championed women's rights, including Yvonne Coghill, director of workforce race equality, who has been made a CBE for their commitment to equality and diversity in the NHS.

"I like to think this award honours that, and the importance of literature and creativity in the classroom".

AWARDED Margaret Casely-Hayford
AWARDED Margaret Casely-Hayford

William Calvert has been recognised for services to business, charity and the community in Thirsk.

A former policeman in South Wales, he went to work in Bosnia to help bring people to trial for war crimes committed during the conflicts there in the 1990s.

The Scottish writer, 52, who has been a teacher in state schools for almost 30 years, is made an MBE for services to literature in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

In total 1,057 people have received an award in 2018.

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