A selection of people in Essex have been given honours in the 2013 New Year Honours list.
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Roy Stone from Rayleigh, Essex - Principal Private Secretary, Government Chief Whip's Office. For parliamentary and public service.
Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Michael Bonehill from Theydon Bois, Essex - For charitable services, particularly to the National Youth Theatre.
Sally Davies from Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex - Headteacher, Thriftwood Special School, Chelmsford. For services to Special Needs Education.
Sally Hayes-Smith from Cressing, Essex - Founder and Executive Director, Action for Kids Charitable Trust. For services to Children and Young People.
Jane Humphreys from Chelmsford - Head of Spectrum Policy, Department for Culture, Media and Sport. For services to UK Mobile Communications.
Sandra Manning from Chafford Hundred, Essex - Business Unit Head, Local Compliance, London, HM Revenue and Customs. For services to Tax Compliance and voluntary service to the community.
Keith Musto from Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex - Founder, Musto Clothing. For services to the Economy.
Members of the Order of the British (MBE)
Charles Back from Purleigh, Essex - Member, Cirdan Sailing Trust, Essex. For services to Young People.
Roy Boreham from Chelmsford - Life Vice-President, National and Essex Federation of Young Farmers Clubs. For services to Young Farmers.
Louise Brearley from Saffron Walden, Essex - Head, London 2012 Games Team, Health and Safety Executive. For services to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and voluntary service to Young People in Essex.
Ian Burrell from Southend-on-Sea, Essex - Chairman, Ambulance Motorcycle Club UK. For services to Motorcycle Safety, particularly through the CRASH Card Scheme.
Janine Bush from Colchester, Essex - Principal Private Secretary to the Treasury Solicitor, Treasury Solicitor's Department. For services to the Government Legal Service.
Carol Compton from Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex - Manager, Integrated Youth Support Service, Southend Borough Council. For services to Children and Families.
Ilid Davies from Loughton, Essex - Head of Public Protection, London Probation Trust. For services to Public Protection and the Rehabilitation of Residents of Approved Premises.
Lucy Hodges from Rochford, Essex - For services to Blind Sailing.
Adam Hunt from Colchester, Essex - Force Solicitor, Essex Police. For services to Policing.
David Lodge from Maldon, Essex - Chair of Grants Committee, Friends of Essex Churches Trust. For services to Building Conservation.
David Norman from Leigh-on-Sea, Essex - Lately Chair, Governing Executive, Ruskin College, Oxford. For services to Adult Education.
Peter Philpot from Billericay, Essex - Farmer. For services to Agriculture, the Rural Economy, Education and Young People in Essex.
Edward Slater from Colchester, Essex - National Chairman, Normandy Veterans Association. For voluntary service to Normandy Veterans.
Nigel Spencer from Harwich, Essex - Teacher, All Saints Church of England Primary School, Essex. For services to Education.
Avril Spriggs from Basildon, Essex - For voluntary service to Gymnastics.
Geoffrey Williams from Basildon, Essex - Councillor, Basildon Borough Council. For service to Local Government.
Roy Williams from Colchester, Essex - Engineer and Equipment Examiner, Ministry of Defence. For services to Defence Engineering.
British Empire Medal (BEM)
Janet Brewer from Brentwood, Essex - Secretary, London North East Branch, SSAFA. For voluntary service to SSAFA.
Donald Coleman from Witham, Essex - For services to Music and the community in Rivenhall and Silver End, Essex.
Graham Ellis from Harlow, Essex - For charitable services.
Irene Heathcote from Benfleet, Essex - Volunteer, Southend Hospital Audiology Department. For voluntary services to People with Hearing Impairments.
Pamela Hurcomb from Colchester, Essex - Bank Staff Nurse, Essex. For services to Healthcare.
Daniel Lawrence from Billericay, Essex - For services to Community Radio in Essex.
Garard McEwen from Ingatestone, Essex - For services to the community in Essex.
Susan Ratcliffe from Harlow, Essex - Fundraiser, Guide Dogs. For services to People with Visual Impairments.
Deanna Walker from Colchester, Essex - Senior Academic Officer, University of Essex. For services to Higher Education. Myra Weir from Hawkwell, Essex - For services to the Rochford Day Centre and to the community in Rochford and Hawkwell, Essex.
Eileen Withrington from Shenfield, Essex - School Volunteer, St Jude and St Paul’s Church of England Primary School, Islington. For services to Education.