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Digital transformers make the honours list



A driving force behind the G-Cloud programme is among the digital experts to receive Queen's Birthday Honours.

Tony Singleton, director of the digital commercial programme at the Government Digital Service - and a veteran of the Office of the e-Envoy and the Directgov programme - received an OBE "for services to the provision and improvement of digital public services".

His Cabinet Office colleague Peter Lawrence, deputy director, data sharing policy and legislation, received the OBE "for services to transparency".

David Thomas, senior legal business adviser at the Crown Prosecution Service, common platform programme, received the same award for services to law and order "particularly digital transformation".

Sean Smith, senior manager, IT accessibility at HM Revenue and Customs, received the OBE for services to people with disabilities.

Among the names well-known to the digital government community to receive awards were Jilian Matheson, national statistician and chief executive of the UK Statistics Authority, awarded the Order of the Bath, as was Amyas Morse, comptroller and auditor general, National Audit Office.

Professor Dominic Tildesley, chair, E-infrastructure Leadership Council, received the CBE for services to science, technology and business.



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