The Honours list is always awash with party donors, dodgy geezers and ordinary people who have done ordinary things at the behest of other ordinary people who just happen to be ‘royals’.
But the Department of Making Hope Possible would today like to celebrate these good gongs….
A CBE for Eileen Munro – for common-sense in child protection and early intervention.
Other honours to:
Sheena Byrom (midwife & writer)
Mary Mead (Yeo Valley organic dairy)
Alice Purnell (services to transgender people)
Alex Brychta (for – among other things – Oxford Reading Tree)
Jane Codona (services to Travellers)
Ann McCrea (breastfeeding support in Northern Ireland)