5 October 2020
The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office invites nominations for the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Persons wishing to submit nominations for the 2021 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. This can include making a difference to their community or field of work, innovation and entrepreneurship, improving life for people less able to help themselves and displaying moral courage. 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.
To find out more about the different types of Honours Awards please visit: www.gov.uk/honours.
Nomination forms are available from Corporate Services at the Castle, Jamestown, or can be requested via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completed forms should be returned to the Castle in a sealed envelope marked ‘Confidential’ addressed to ‘The Executive Secretary, Honours Committee’, by Monday, 2 November 2020.
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5 October 2020