Actress Kate Winslet was also at Buckingham Palace today. She spoke to London Tonight after receiving her CBE. She seemed humbled by receiving the honour.
She said: "I think why was I given one of these when you're sitting next to people who have done such extraordinary things for the protection of children online, services to drama pales in comparison but it's an unbelievable honour."
A mother of two boys with autism is receivng an OBE today. Anna Kennedy from Hillingdon has campaigned for better understanding of the condition for nearly twenty years.
When she couldn't get school places for her two sons in 1999, she set up Hillingdon Manor School, a specialist primary for children with autistic spectrum disorders. Since then, she's won a host of awards and has written a book about her struggle to get a good education for her children.