Transparency data

New Year Honours lists 2012

A list of everyone who received honours in the New Year Honours 2012.



In total 984 people have been recommended to The Queen for an award:

  • 828 candidates have been selected at MBE and OBE level, 587 at MBE and 241 at OBE
  • 70% of the recipients are people who have undertaken outstanding work in their communities either in a voluntary or paid capacity
  • there are 420 successful women candidates on the list, representing 43% of the total; women candidates include 1 GBE, 7 Dames, 27 CBEs and 3 CBs
  • 12% of the successful candidates come from ethnic minority communities

Read The New Year Honours 2012 press release.

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