Downing Street announces honours and peerages list

The 2015 Dissolution honours list has been announced.10 Downing Street door

It’s customary for the prime minister to recommend new life peerages for some former MPs to the Queen at the end of a parliament.

Peerages for life have been conferred upon, among others, William Hague, Sir Menzies Campbell and David Blunkett.

Honours recipients include a knighthood for Vince Cable, and a damehood for Margaret Hodge.

See the full list of honours awarded: Gazette supplement 61359

See also: 2015 Queen's Birthday honours