The New Year Honours List acknowledges the achievements and service of exceptional people across the United Kingdom and we are proud to announce that the following MA members were recognised in this year's New Year Honours, awarded by our Patron, Her Majesty The Queen.
MEMBERS OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Ian James Brailey MBE JP
MA Bristol and North Avon, Branch Chairman since 1 January 2015 – For services to the magistracy and the community in Bristol.
David Richard Beveridge Burn MBE JP
MA Northumbria, former Branch Chairman of North Northumbria – For services to the magistracy and the community in Hexham, Northumberland.
Celia Hargrave MBE JP
For services to charity and the community in Sheepscombe, Gloucestershire.
Margaret Dorothy Heller MBE JP
MA Wessex – For services to the magistracy and to Vulnerable Families in the community in Southampton.
Christopher Robin Hyson MBE JP
MA Wessex – For services to the magistracy and the community in Hampshire.
COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Howard Charles Fraser Riddle CBE
Lately Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate) for England and Wales – For services to the Administration of Justice.
OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
David Greensmith OBE
Associate Member/Justices' Clerk, HM Courts and Tribunals Service – For services to the Administration of Justice and to the UK Scout Movement.
We would like to extend our warmest congratulations to those members whose hard work and dedication to the magistracy, justice and the wider community has been recognised in this way.
Full list available here.