02 Jun Shropshire citizens recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022.
The Lord-Lieutenant is thrilled that eight individuals from Shropshire have been recognised in Her Majesty’s Birthday Honours list 2022.
CBE Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Dr. David George Llewellyn Services to Higher Education, to the Agri-Food Chain and to Rural Industries.
OBE – Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Mr. Simon Chesterman QPM Chief Constable and Chief Executive Officer, Civil Nuclear Constabulary. Services to Armed Policing.
MBE – Member of the Order of the British Empire
Miss Elizabeth Wilkinson Founder, The Dyslexic Dyslexia Consultant. Services to children, Young people and Adults with dyslexia.
BEM – Medallists of the Order of the British Empire
Mr. Simon Griffiths Watch Manager, Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service. Services to Fire & Rescue
Ms. Kate Philips Founder Christmas Smile. Services to Vulnerable families and people.
Mr. Malcolm Smith Councillor, Telford & Wrekin Council. For services to Local Government.
Mr. George Watkins Head Coach, Mid Shropshire Wheelers. For services to Cycling
Mrs Margaret West for services to education in Uganda
The Lord-Lieutenant for Shropshire, Anna Turner said “It brings me a huge amount of pleasure to see that we have so many people in Shropshire that have been recognised by Her Majesty for the outstanding work they have achieved. These medals are only given to a small proportion of people who have either achieved something exceptional in public life or selflessly made life better for others. It is a proud moment for all of us and I would like to congratulate them all for their incredible efforts”
The Honours system singles out individuals who have gone above and beyond in their field of interest, or through volunteering.
Allocated on merit, the Honours system sees recipients identified by government departments, private and public bodies, and members of the public to ensure that all aspects of community life in Britain are rewarded.