2010 Dissolution Honours

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Outgoing Prime Minister Gordon Brown in 2009

The 2010 Dissolution Honours List was issued on 28 May 2010 at the advice of the outgoing Prime Minister, Gordon Brown. The list was gazetted on 15 June.[1]

Life Peerages[edit]

Conservative

  • Timothy Eric Boswell - former Whip and Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
  • Angela Frances Browning - former Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
  • Rt Hon John Selwyn Gummer - former Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, and held other senior posts in government and opposition.
  • Rt Hon Michael Howard QC - former Home Secretary, and held other senior posts in government and opposition.
  • John Craddock Maples - former Economic Secretary, and held other senior posts in government and opposition.
  • Sir Michael Spicer - former Government Minister for Housing and Chairman of Parliamentary and Scientific Committee,

Labour

  • Rt Hon Hilary Jane Armstrong - former Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for Social Exclusion, and held other senior posts in government.
  • Rt Hon Desmond (Des) Henry Browne - former Secretary of State for Defence and held other senior posts in government.
  • Quentin Davies - former Government Minister, Defence.
  • Rt Hon Beverley Hughes - former Minister of State, Children, Schools and Families.
  • Rt Hon John Hutton - former Secretary of State for Business, and held other senior posts in government.
  • Rt Hon James (Jim) Philip Knight, Former Minister of State.
  • Rt Hon Tommy McAvoy - former Government Deputy Chief Whip.
  • Rt Hon John McFall - former Chair of Treasury Select Committee and MP for West Dunbartonshire.
  • Rt Hon John Leslie Prescott - former Deputy Prime Minister and First Secretary of State, and held other senior posts in government.
  • Rt Hon Dr John Reid - former Home Secretary, and held other senior posts in government.
  • Rt Hon Angela Smith - former Minister of State, Cabinet Office.
  • Rt Hon James Donnelly (Don) Touhig - former Parliamentary under Secretary of State (Minister for Veterans), Ministry of Defence.
  • Rt Hon Michael David Wilis - former Minister of State, Ministry of Justice.

Liberal Democrats

  • Richard Allan - former MP for Sheffield Hallam and Chair of the Information Select Committee.
  • Matthew Owen John Taylor - former MP for Truro and St Austell, Chair of National Housing Federation.
  • George Philip (Phil) Willis - former MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, Former Chair of Science and Technology Select Committee.

Democratic Unionist Party

Crossbench

  • Sir Ian Blair - former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police.

Working Peers[edit]

Conservative

Labour

  • Sir Jeremy Hugh Beecham DL - senior figure in English local government and first Chairman of the Local Government Association.
  • Rt Hon Paul Boateng - former Government Minister and MP for Brent South.
  • Rita Margaret Donaghy CBE - former Chair Conciliation and Arbitration Service.
  • Jeannie Drake - former Deputy General Secretary of the Communication Workers Union.
  • Dr Dianne Hayter - Chair of Legal Services Consumer Panel.
  • Anna Healy - former Government and political adviser, serving in numerous government departments.
  • Roy Kennedy - Labour Party’s Director of Finance and Compliance, long serving member of the Labour Party.
  • Rt Hon Helen Lawrie Liddell - former Secretary State of Scotland.
  • Roger John Liddle - former Special Adviser on Europe.
  • Rt Hon Dr Jack Wilson McConnell - former First Minister of Scotland.
  • John Stephen Monks - General Secretary, European Trades Union Confederation.
  • Sue Nye - former Director of Government Relations, Prime Minister’s Office.
  • Maeve Sherlock OBE - former Chief Executive of the Refugee Council and Former Special Advisor to Chancellor.
  • Robert Wilfrid (Wilf) Stevenson - former Director of the Smith Institute and Special Adviser to the PM.
  • Margaret Wheeler MBE - Director of Organisation and Staff Development for the public service union UNISON.
  • Michael Williams - former Special Adviser on Foreign Affairs.

Liberal Democrats

Knights Bachelor[edit]

  • Keith Hill - Hill later declined his honour saying he would find the title "embarrassing".[2]
  • Mr William (Bill) O’Brien - former MP for Normanton 1983-2005.
  • Rt Hon Ian McCartney - former Minister of State, FCO and DTI and held other senior posts in government.

Privy Council[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 59459". The London Gazette (Supplement). 15 June 2010. p. 11151.
  2. ^ "Former Streatham MP turns down knighthood". Streatham Guardian. 18 June 2010. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 24 June 2010.

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