TV presenter and fashion stylist Gok Wan, from Leicester, will be awarded an honorary doctrate in fashion by Birmingham City University today.
He will attend a ceremony at the Symphony Hall to receive the award alongside graduates from the School of Fashion.
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The House of Commons Petitions Committee has said they will keep an eye on the petition and are concerned about fraudulent signatures.