A host of people from across Essex have been named in the Queen’s New Year Honours List.
Essex County Council’s Executive Director for Social Care and Education Dave Hill is made a CBE.
11 receive the MBE and there are four OBEs – for everything from counter terrorism work to community service and midwifery.
Here’s the full list:
MBE: Mrs Claire Elizabeth Batt. Welfare Officer, Defence Police Federation. For services to the Ministry of Defence Police.
MBE: Miss Carol Leslie Browne. Coordinator, 16 Air Assault Brigade, Ministry of Defence. For services to Army Personnel.
MBE: Mrs Gail Crouchman. Senior Officer, Border Force, Home Office. For services to Border Security and Prevention of Modern Slavery.
MBE: Christopher Charles Hebden. Chair, Southend MENCAP. For services to People with Disabilities in Essex.
MBE: Mrs Alison Lewis (Colchester). Site Lead, HM Revenue and Customs. For public service.
MBE: Robert Joseph Stanley Long (Tiptree). For services to the community in Maldon.
MBE: Mrs Linda Mary Ransom (Writtle). For services to the community in east London and Essex.
MBE: Raymond John Smith (Brentwood). Ceremonial Technical Officer, House of Commons. For services to Parliament.
MBE: Gerald Robert Tessier (Grays). Review manager, Boundary Commission for England, Cabinet Office. For services to Democracy.
MBE: Robert Telford Tinlin. Formerly chief executive, Southend on Sea Borough Council. For services to Local Government in Essex.
MBE: Mark Williams. Manager, Investigations, Specialist Operations, National Crime Agency. For services to Law Enforcement.
OBE: Mrs Susan Lancioni. Customer Insight and Analysis Lead, HM Revenue and Customs. For services to UK and Global Nuclear Security.
OBE: Mrs Wendy Matthews. Director of Midwifery and deputy chief nurse, Barking, Havering, and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. For services to Midwifery.
OBE: Richard Rhodes (Chelmsford). District manager Essex, Work Services Directorate, Department for Work and Pensions. For services to Disadvantaged People in Essex.
OBE: Acting Detective Inspector David John Simm. Metropolitan Police Service. For services to National Security and Counter Terrorism.
CBE: Dave Christopher Hill. Executive director for Social Care and Education, Essex County Council. For services to Children’s Social Care.