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Governor invites nominations for New Years Honours

Her Excellency the Governor Helen Kilpatrick invites members of the public to put forward names for Her Majesty the Queen’s New Year Honours 2016.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Honours medal

Members of the public have until 13 May 2015 to recommend royal honours for persons who have made outstanding contributions to Caymanian society.

Nominations must include a persuasive account of nominees’ outstanding, innovative, or self-sacrificing achievements, as well as a description of what makes them exceptional. Contributions may be paid or unpaid, in one field or several.

Final recommendations for OBEs and MBEs are considered in the United Kingdom. Recommendations for the Cayman Islands Certificate and Badge of Honour are considered locally.

Honours nomination forms can be found on the UK Government website at

Completed nomination forms should be returned, under confidential cover, to the Governor’s Office, at the Government Administration Building on Elgin Avenue, or to the above email. While all recommendations will be acknowledged, the Governor’s Office does not provide details of any actions that it may take on them.

For any further information please contact the Governor’s Office on 244-2434.

Published 14 April 2015