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New Year Honours 2020 - update on publication error

An update following an error in the publication of the New Year Honours 2020 list.


A Cabinet Office spokesperson said:

A version of the New Year Honours 2020 list was published in error which contained recipients’ addresses.

The information was removed as soon as possible. We apologise to all those affected and are looking into how this happened.

We have reported the matter to the ICO and are contacting all those affected directly.

We are contacting affected individuals in order to provide advice and guidance should they have any security concerns, as well as apologise for the error.

Anyone affected should contact the Cabinet Office at

Published 28 December 2019