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Alastair Cook

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 1st November 2018.

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Photo of Lord Tyrie Lord Tyrie Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to recomending Alastair Cook for knighthood.

Photo of Lord Young of Cookham Lord Young of Cookham Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip), Lords Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)

The Government does not comment on individual honours nominations. Due to the confidential nature of the honours system, discretion regarding individual cases is considered important to safeguard the confidentiality and integrity of the honours system.

Nominations are considered by one of ten independent Honours Committees before recommendations are made to Her Majesty The Queen.

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