Several Welsh politicians have also been recognised on the New Year Honours list. Liberal Democrat MP Roger Williams has been given a CBE for public and political service.
Dr Rodney Berman, who was the Liberal Democrat leader of Cardiff Council until May 2012, has been given an OBE for services to local government and the community in Cardiff.
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The head of the Welsh Rugby Union has defended his decision to allow his top coaches to leave the national set-up in favour of Lions tour.
The inquest heard how Margaret Mayer, 85, - who suffered from dementia - had been killed by her husband to 'put her out of her misery.'
Assistant coach Robin McBryde will take full charge of the Wales side for next summer’s tour to the Pacific Islands.