Educated at Queen's University, where he studied accountancy and economics before beginning his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr Billington also sits on the Agrifood Strategy Board, and represents Northern Ireland on the board of the leading UK-based agricultural lobbying body, the Agricultural Industries Confederation. … [Read more...] about New Year Honours: Agri-food chief Declan Billington ‘very proud’ of MBE
New year honours
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Companion of Honour – for major contributions to the arts, science, medicine, or government Knights/Dames – for major contributions in any activity, usually at national level Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) – for prominent but lesser roles at a national level, or a leading role at regional level Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) – for major roles in any activity Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) –for outstanding achievements or services to the community British Empire Medal (BEM) – for ‘hands-on’ services to the local community Overseas Territories Police and Fire Service Medals Royal Victorian Order (RVO) – usually awarded to people who have helped the Queen personally The George Cross – a first level civilian medal for bravery The George Medal – a second level civilian medal for bravery The Queen’s Gallantry Medal – a third level civilian medal for bravery The … [Read more...] about Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2018 – who’s been given an award and how are they selected?
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