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Bedfordshire Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2018

14 June 2018

HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours List for 2018 has been announced and includes twelve Bedfordshire recipients. Those who have been successful are as follows:

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Mr Nicholas HOUGHTON CBE (Bedford)
Deputy Director, International Tax Policy and Structure, HM Revenue and Customs
For services to International Tax Development and Promoting Overseas Investment in the UK

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Professor Peter Leslie CHIODINI OBE (Bedford)
Consultant Parasitologist, The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
For services to Parasitology and Malaria

Mr Robert John DAVIS OBE (Bedford)
Governor, HM Prison Belmarsh
For services to HM Prison and Probation Service

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Mr Peter John COWAN MBE (Luton)
For services to the community in Luton, Bedfordshire

Mr Paul Frederick DODDS MBE (Central Bedfordshire)
Training Manager, WorldSkills UK
For services to the WorldSkills Competition

Mr David James HEATHER MBE (Central Bedfordshire)
Head teacher, Pulford Church of England VA Lower School, Bedfordshire
For services to Education

Mr Mark Ian STIRLING MBE (Central Bedfordshire)
Senior Investigation Officer, National Crime Agency
For services to law enforcement and the investigation of serious and organised crime

Medal of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)

Mrs Iva Dorothy BARR BEM (Bedford)
For services to charitable fundraising in Bedford

Mrs Gladys DAWSON BEM (Central Bedfordshire)
For services to charity and the community in Clifton, Bedfordshire

Mrs Jacqueline Dawn Haggerwood BEM (Bedford)
For voluntary and charitable services to the community in Clapham, Bedfordshire

Mrs Gillian LAKE BEM (Bedford)
For services to the voluntary sector in Bedfordshire

Ms Joanne TODD BEM (Central Bedfordshire)
Watch Commander, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service
For services to the Prince’s Trust Team Programme, Hertfordshire

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis said: "It is always a pleasure to see so many Bedfordshire residents honoured for the tremendous contribution they make to our county, our region and our country. These people have gone the extra mile in a variety of ways, ensuring that our communities, and society as a whole, continue to grow and flourish."

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