House of Lords written question – answered on 15th January 2015.

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Photo of Lord Jopling Lord Jopling Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 18 January 2012 (HL14630), 30 January 2012 (HL14978), 10 July 2014 (HL828) and 28 July 2014 (HL1115), what were the relevant figures for the awards of Knighthoods and Damehoods in the 2015 New Year honours lists.

Photo of Lord Wallace of Saltaire Lord Wallace of Saltaire Lords Spokesperson (Cabinet Office), Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

The information requested concerning the number of honours recipients described as holding the title of Professor in the New Year 2015 honours list at Knighthood/Damehood levels is in the public domain at www.london-gazette.co.uk. Percentages are as follows:

Number of recipients at Knight/Dame Number of Knight/Dame recipients who described themselves as Professor Percentage of Knight/Dame recipients who described themselves as Professor
NY 2015 38 12 32%

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