1979 Dissolution Honours

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The 1979 Dissolution Honours List was issued in June 1979 following the general election of that year.[1][2]

The recipients of honours are displayed as they were styled before their new honour.

Life Peers[edit]

Baroness[edit]

Baron[edit]

Privy Councillor[edit]

The Queen appointed the following to Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council:

Knight Bachelor[edit]

Members of the Order of the Companions of Honour (CH)[edit]

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire[edit]

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)[edit]

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)[edit]

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)[edit]

  • Gavyn Davies, Policy Adviser to the Right Honourable James Callaghan
  • David John Wise, National Secretary, Co-operative Party
  • Philip Wood, Formerly Private Secretary, Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)[edit]

  • Margaret Dougan, Private Secretary to Members of Parliament
  • David Evans, Chairman, Cardiff South East Labour Party
  • John David Fletcher Holt, Formerly Private Secretary, Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street
  • Albert Henry Long, Chief Clerk Superintendent, Whips Office, House of Commons
  • Peter Ronald McClellan Taylor BEM Office Manager, Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street
  • Eva Florence Thomas, Secretary, Ely Labour Party, Cardiff
  • Annabel Urquhart, Assistant Scottish Organiser, Labour Party, Scotland
  • John Bretnall Warwicker, Superintendent, Metropolitan Police

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Charles Edward Barton, Messenger, Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street
  • Pamela Broughton, Telephonist, Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street
  • Joseph Robert Hazard, Driver to the Right Honourable James Callaghan
  • Colin Brian Holden, the Chef at Chequers
  • Daisy Elizabeth Riley, Cleaner, Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street
  • Wren Dorothy Woodcock, Stewardess at Chequers

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 47868". The London Gazette. 14 June 1979. pp. 7599–7600. 
  2. ^ "Peerage creations 1958-2008" (PDF). House of Lords Library. Retrieved 16 July 2016.  Peerage creations are identified as being Dissolution Honours, not Resignation Honours.
  3. ^ AEU: Amalgamated Engineering Union. 1989. p. 5. Very quickly he had that problem under control and in 1975 was awarded a CBE, being knighted in Jim Callaghan's dissolution honours of 1979