A thalidomide campaigner from Sussex has been awarded an MBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Michaelina Argy from Forest Row has been at the forefront of the fight for compensation and justice for the hundreds of people born with disabilities after their mothers took the morning sickness drug Thalidomide.
She has helped lobby the government here and is currently campaigning for the German Government to acknowledge the role it played in the Thalidomide disaster. The drug was manufactured by a German company.
Surrey Police Chief Constable Lynne Owens is awarded a CBE for her services to policing and criminal justice.
Kent Police’s Chief Constable has received the prestigious Queen’s Police Medal in Her Majesty’s Birthday Honours list.
Martin Clunes has said he is "tremendously proud" after being awarded an OBE for services to drama, charity and the community in Dorset.