New Year Honours List 2021

Dec 30, 2020
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Category: General

The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all the Greater Manchester recipients of Honours in the New Year's Honours List. Honours are a fantastic way of thanking ordinary people doing extraordinary things and this would not be possible without the people taking the time to nominate them whom he would also like to particularly thank. Should you know of someone who deserves to be nominated then please go to our honours website where you can find out how to do it. 

The people who live in Greater Manchester and have received an Honour in the New Year List are as follows:

ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

Knight and Damehoods

A Knight or Damehood is given to a person who has demonstrated a pre-eminent contribution in any field of activity (usually, but not exclusively, at national level), or in a capacity which will be recognised by peer groups as inspirational and significant nationally and demonstrates sustained commitment. The following people have been awarded:

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) 

 

Rachel GRIFFITH (Stockport) 

Economist. For service to Economic Policy and Education

Knight Batchelor

 

David THOMPSON (Stockport) 

Chief Constable, West Midlands Police. For services to Policing

 

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

A CBE is given to someone who has demonstrated work in a prominent national role of a lesser degree, a conspicuous leading role in regional affairs through achievement or service to the community, or a highly distinguished, innovative contribution in his or her area of activity.

 

Joanne Louise WHITFIELD (Trafford)

Chief Executive Officer, Retail, Co-Op Group. For services to Retail and the Food Supply Chain during the Covid-19 Response

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

An OBE is given to someone who has demonstrated a distinguished regional or county-wide role in any field, through achievement or service to the community including notable practitioners known nationally. The following people have been awarded and OBE:

 

Anwar ALI (Tameside)

Founder and Director, Upturn Enterprise Ltd. For services to Social Enterprise

Robert Derek CALROW (Bolton)

For voluntary and political service in North West England

David Spencer DELEW (Bury)

Chief Executive, Community Security Trust. For Services to the Jewish Community

Alun FRANCIS (Oldham)

Principal and Chief Executive Officer, Oldham College. For services to Education

Dr Sharran Louise GREY (Bolton)

Haematology Consultant Clinical Scientist, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Principal Clinical Scientist, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Blood Transfusion and to Patient Care

Professor Adele Diana JONES (Manchester) 

Professor of Social Work, University of Huddersfield. For services to Vulnerable Women and children

Linda Mary MAGRATH (Stockport)

Chief Executive Officer, Laurus Trust. For services to Education in Greater Manchester

Iain MCNEILL (Oldham)

Deputy Director, HMRC. For services to Taxation

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

An MBE is given to a person for achievement or service in and to the community which is outstanding in its field and has delivered sustained and real impact which stands out as an example to others. The following people have been awarded the MBE:

 

David John BAGLEY (Bolton)

Co-founder, Urban Outreach. For services to the community in Bolton, Greater Manchester, particularly during Covid-19

Christine BAGLEY (Bolton)

Co-founder, Urban Outreach. For services to the community in Bolton, Greater Manchester, particularly during Covid-19

Peter John BARHAM (Oldham)

For services to Maritime Sector

Dr Harnovdeep Singh BHARAJ (Bolton)

Consultant in Diabetes and General Medicine, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Diabetes in South Asian Communities and Education

Sally Jane DYNEVOR (Trafford) 

Actress. For services to Drama

Dr Amir Simon HANNAN (Trafford)

General Practitioner, Haughton Thornley Medical Centre. For services to General Practice

Moinul ISLAM (Oldham)

Founder and Project Manager, Outta Skool North West. For services to Sport and Education in the community, particularly during the Covid-19 Response

Karen Lesley O'BRIEN (Salford)

Regional Chief Pharmacist and Controlled Drug Accountable Officer, NHS England and NHS Improvement, North West Region. For services to Pharmacy and Patient Safety, particularly during the Covid-19 Response

Christine Marie PEARSON (Rochdale)

Executive Director of Nursing, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust. For services to Nursing, particularly during the Covid-19 Response

John Robert SLEEP (Rochdale)

Senior Officer, VAT Technical Consultant, HM Revenue and Customs. For services to Tax Compliance

Nicholas Peter SPEIGHT (Trafford)

HR Leader, The Co-operative Group. For services to the Food Supply Chain
during Covid-19

Katie Elizabeth SPENCER (Wigan)

Senior Manager, Lloyds Banking Group. For services to the Financial Services Sector during Covid-19

Dr Heather WILLIAMS (Stockport)

Consultant Medical Physicist for Nuclear Medicine, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Diversity and Inclusion in Science

Medallists of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)

A BEM is awarded to people who have ontributed a very “hands-on” service to the community in a local geographical area. Either sustained commitment in support of local charitable or voluntary activity or innovative work that has delivered real impact in a short period (3/4 years). The following people have been awarded a BEM.

 

Arnold Wilson ASHWORTH (Rochdale)

For charitable and voluntary services to the community in Lancashire

Michael BARLOW (Tameside)

For services to the community in Tameside, Greater Manchester

Paul John CAMPION (Rochdale)

For services to the community in Manchester City Centre

Wendy CLAPHAM (Oldham)

Assistant Director, Nursing Services for Critical Care, Northern Care Alliance NHS Group. For services to Nursing, particularly during the Covid-19 Response

Catherine Mary FITZSIMMONS (Salford)

Palliative care nurse, Northern Care Alliance NHS Group. For services to Nursing during Covid-19

Rebecca GORMAN (Manchester) Store Manager, Marks and Spencer. For voluntary service in Greater Manchester during the Covid-19 Response

Samah KHALIL (Oldham)

Youth Mayor of Oldham. For services to Young People in Oldham

Nigel MORGAN (Tameside)

For services to the community in Tameside, Greater Manchester