• Tue. Oct 20th, 2020

Birthday Honours 2020: Marcus Rashford, Joe Wicks and key workers honoured

Birthday Honours 2020: Marcus Rashford, Joe Wicks and key workers honoured
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Entrance-line workers and volunteers who contributed to the response to Covid-19 dominate the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Footballer Marcus Rashford and health coach Joe Wicks are additionally recognised for their efforts proper by technique of the pandemic, becoming MBEs on the delayed listing.

TV chef Mary Berry and actress Maureen Lipman are made dames, while actor David Suchet and outdated skool entertainer Tommy Steele are every knighted.

TV presenter Lorraine Kelly and broadcaster Prof Brian Cox develop into CBEs.

The listing is usually revealed in June, when the Queen celebrates her legit birthday, but it absolutely used to be postponed so as that those that played vital roles in the first months of the coronavirus outbreak will likely be added.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated the recipients of this year’s honours were “a testament to the shape of country we’re – caring, compassionate and resolute in the face of a world pandemic”.