The public is reminded that the Foreign & Commonwealth Office are inviting nominations for the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Persons wishing to submit nominations for the 2018 Birthday Honours are reminded that the overriding principle is that honours are awarded on merit for exceptional achievement or any service recently carried out over and above what normally is expected. Where possible, nominations should place emphasis on voluntary services.

It should also be noted that age is not a factor in awarding honours and younger members of the community who have made an outstanding contribution or have given exceptional service, should not be overlooked. It is important that nominations are kept confidential and that nominees are not made aware that they are being proposed for award of an Honour.

Nomination forms are available from Corporate Services at the Castle and can also be requested by e-mail from Mrs Carol George, via:

Completed forms should be returned to the Executive Secretary, Honours Committee, in a sealed envelope, marked ‘Confidential’, by Friday, 3 November 2017.

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23 October 2017

St Helena Government Communications Hub

Telephone: 22470