Leading medical figure, Professor Sir Chris Whitty, consumer expert Martin Lewis and Olympic diver Tom Daley are among those who will be recognized during the ceremony.
ngland’s chief medical officer, Sir Chris, who has appeared on daily briefings broadcasts for the nation during the coronavirus pandemic, will be appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath to serve his health. community health.
He previously received the Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) in 2015 for services to tropical medicine in the UK and Africa, after he helped deliver the Government’s response to with the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, but will receive higher praise from the Prince of Wales at Windsor Castle on Tuesday after guiding the nation through the Covid-19 pandemic.
Broadcaster Mr. Lewis is also expected to choose his CBE for broadcasting services and consumer rights.
He founded the website MoneySavingExpert.com, which provides free advice to consumers on financial issues and how to reduce bills.
The consumer rights champion has become increasingly vocal in his response to the Government’s handling of the cost-of-living crisis and soaring energy prices in appearances on ITV’s This Morning, his own show. Martin Lewis Money Show and on social networks.
Daley will receive his OBE for scuba diving services, as well as in recognition of his charitable work and his support for LGBTQ+ rights.
The 28-year-old first represented Great Britain at the Olympics in 2008, when he was just 14 years old. background events.
Daley has consistently defended the rights of the LGBTQ+ community after her debut in 2013, and called for countries to ban homosexuality that could be punished with death in order to compete at the Olympic Games.
Other standout athletes were named 2020 Paralympic champion in wheelchair fencing Piers Gilliver and Olympic swimmer Calum Jarvis, who helped the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay team reach the finals. Tokyo 2020, in which the team won gold.
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