Women rule the New Years Honours 2014

order-british-empire-medal-o.b.e-civilian-full-size-replacement-copy-183-pIn a historic year women have the majority of awards in this years honours list announced today.

There are 610 successful women in the list, representing 51% of the total; women include 16 Dames and 39 CBEs and our Inspirational woman, Amanda Mackenzie.

  • In total 1,195 people have received an award:
  • 1,038 candidates have been selected at BEM, MBE and OBE level: 329 at BEM, 468 at MBE and 241 at OBE
  • 74% of the recipients are people who have undertaken outstanding work in their communities either in a voluntary or paid capacity

So a great year in showing appreciation to the work performed in the communities as well as for female honours.

See the full list here

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