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Honours

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 20th January 2020.

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Photo of Lord Blunkett Lord Blunkett Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many honours were awarded in the New Year Honours List to people in (1) London, and (2) each English city region that has a mayor, per head of population of that city or region.

Photo of Lord Blunkett Lord Blunkett Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many of each category of honours were awarded in the New Year Honours List to people in (1) Wales, (2) Scotland, (3) Northern Ireland, and (4) each of the regions of England, as a (a) number, and (b) percentage, of that country or region's population.

Photo of Earl Howe Earl Howe The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence, Deputy Leader of the House of Lords

Statistical information held in relation to the regional breakdown of recipients on the New Year Honours List 2020 can be found below. Data is collected using county and aggregated into regional figures. Information on the number of nominations by mayoral region is not captured, as we are not able to break down the data in that way.

REGION

NUMBER OF NY20 RECIPIENTS

PERCENTAGE OF NY20 LIST

PERCENTAGE OF UK POPULATION

EAST

84

7.7%

9.3%

EAST MIDLANDS

36

3.3%

7.2%

LONDON

275

25.0%

12.9%

NORTH EAST

24

2.2%

4.1%

NORTHERN IRELAND

94

8.6%

2.9%

NORTH WEST

103

9.4%

11.2%

SCOTLAND

89

8.1%

8.4%

SOUTH EAST

141

12.9%

13.7%

SOUTH WEST

79

7.2%

8.4%

WALES

42

3.8%

4.8%

WEST MIDLANDS

59

5.4%

8.9%

YORKSHIRE AND HUMBERSIDE

67

6.1%

8.4%

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