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Veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall who was jailed for a string of child sex offences has been stripped of his OBE.
The notice in The London Gazette read:
"The Queen has directed that the appointment of James Stuart Hall to be an Officer of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, dated 31 December 2011, shall be cancelled and annulled and that his name shall be erased from the Register of the said Order."
An independent forfeiture committee decides whether recipients should lose honours if they have brought the system into disrepute.
Their decision is then announced in the London Gazette. The statement on Stuart Hall losing his OBE will be published this afternoon.
The announcement confirming that Stuart Hall is to be stripped of his OBE will be made this afternoon.
Former broadcaster Stuart Hall, who was jailed for sex offences against children, will be stripped of his OBE by the Queen, the London Evening Standard reports.
Hall was awarded an OBE in the 2012 New Year's Honours list for services to broadcasting and charity.