Stuart Hall stripped of OBE

Former BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall, who was jailed for sex offences against children, has been stripped of his OBE.

Veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall stripped of OBE

Veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall who was jailed for a string of child sex offences has been stripped of his OBE.

Stuart Hall has been stripped of his OBE. Credit: PA

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."

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Stuart Hall 'to be stripped of his OBE'

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.

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Stuart Hall was originally sentenced to 15 months in prison, which was later doubled by the Court of Appeal. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Hall was awarded an OBE in the 2012 New Year's Honours list for services to broadcasting and charity.