Bedfordshire's New Year’s Honours List 2020

HM The Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for 2020 has been announced and includes ten Bedfordshire recipients. Those who have been successful are as follows:

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)


Rosemary Frances MAYGLOTHLING (Bedford)

For services to Rowing and Gender Equality in Sport

Martin James MCELHATTON (Luton)

For services to Disability Sport

Sabah GILANI (Luton)

Chief Executive Officer, Better Community Business Network
For services to Young People and to the Muslim community

Charles Alan John YATES (Bedford)

Head of Threat Leadership, Insights, Partnership and Delivery, National Crime Agency
For services to Law Enforcement


Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)


Peter John SCOTT (Bedford)

For voluntary service to the National Trust at Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton

Dr Anne Margaret Stuart GRANT (Bedford)

For services to charity in Bedfordshire

Councillor Dr David MICHAEL (Luton)
For services to the community in Greater London

Medallists of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)


Beverley Ann CHIDLEY (Central Bedfordshire)
For services to Brownies and Girlguiding

Susan (Sue) Moira ZUBROT (Bedford)

For services to the community in Bedfordshire

The Right Reverend Alvin BLAKE (Luton)

For services to the community in Luton, Bedfordshire

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis said, “It is always a thrill to read how people in Bedfordshire are making a huge difference to their community in so many ways. My sincere congratulations to all those who have been awarded Honours and my thanks for your huge contribution.”



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