Magazine article Public Finance

Public Servants Honoured

Magazine article Public Finance

Public Servants Honoured

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Three prominent CIPFA members received awards in the Queen's Birthday Honours. They were: Dennis Hone (top), chief executive officer at the Olympic Delivery Authority, received a CBE for helping to ensure a successful delivery of last year's Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Geoffrey Driver (middle), leader of Lancashire County Council, received the CBE for services to local government.

And there was an MBE for Ian Summers, (bottom) the former finance and governance adviser to the National Assembly for Wales.

Elsewhere, economist Andrew Dilnotwas knighted. Dilnot led the review into long-term care fijnding, which reported in 2011; he currently chairs the UK Statistics Authority.

Knighthoods also went to: Brendan Barber, former general secretary of the Trades Union Congress; Malcolm Grant, chair of NHS England; and Stephen House, chief constable of the new Police Service of Scotland; Edward Leigh, the Conservative MP and former chair of the Commons Public Accounts Committee; and former Liberal Democrat local government minister Andrew Stunell. …

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