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    New Year's Honours 2017

    New Year's Honours 2017: Full list of great and good awarded for services to Britain
    The Queen is honouring comedian Ken Dodd alongside Olympian heroes Andy Murray, Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill. Here is the list in full:

    hxxp://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/new-years-honours-2017-full-9535776

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    if anyone deserves one,,, ken dodd does...haaa haaa,,lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by BOOGIBEAR View Post
    if anyone deserves one,,, ken dodd does...haaa haaa,,lol
    ken dodgy dodd and Victoria beckham says it all

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    Quote Originally Posted by satwyn View Post
    ken dodgy dodd and Victoria beckham says it all
    Fury as Victoria Beckham 'reveals OBE honour'

    The fashion designer has been criticised for "discrediting" the honours system after it was reported she would receive an OBE.

    Friday 30 December 2016

    _http://news.sky.com/story/fury-as-victoria-beckham-reveals-obe-honour-10711041

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    Ridiculous system, a top civil servant and other people get knighted for just doing their well paid jobs in politics, sport or entertainment yet Nigel Farage doesn't even get a mention for one of the smallest awards.

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    Two close friends of ours both received MBEs for 32 years of fostering. Such a lovely people you will meet. Caroline and Robert here :-

    _http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/4091872/Couple-awarded-MBE-for-fostering-117-children-over-32-years.html

    Not the self pat on the back crawlers, brown nose lot.
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    i think the only reason they give some of the honours to ordinary people is just to make it look legit

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    I suppose , I like most of you are is waiting for the postperson with your honor .

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    The majority of the honours are CBE, OBE abd MBE but the United Kingdom doesn't have an Empire anymore.

    As said above, a few deserving nominations are just there to make the system look creditable.

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    well worthy
    Roderick Clifton. Operations Support manager. Valuation Office Agency. For services to Council Tax Processes. (Leeds, West Yorkshire)

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    As far as i am concerned the honours list is a load of crap.

    I know a lady which runs a self help hospice near me.

    She started it in 1983 still going strong works 16 hours a day can be called day or night.

    All she got was a MBE should be made a dame.

    I speak for personal experience with my mother she was brilliant

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