DVLA’s Morley picks up CBE in New Year’s Honours list

Other honour recipients include Northern Ireland IS Shared Services director Barry Lowry, ministry of Justice COO Matthew Coats and Lily Lewis, programme manager at HMRC

Posted 4 January 2017 by Gary Flood

The 2017 New Year’s Honours list has brought awards for a number of civil servants, including several whose roles have involved IT or digital transformation.

The best known is Oliver Morley, chief executive of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), who gains a CBE for his work in public sector digital services.

There is also a CBE for Marie Brennan, Crown Commercial leader in the Cabinet Office, for services provided to commercial capability in the public sector.  In addition, Kim Bromley-Derry, chief executive at the London Borough of Newham received an honour for services to local government; and Philip Duffy, the chief operating officer of Border Force within the Home Office was awarded for services to Border Immigration Policy and Border Security.

Other CBEs go to Angela Macdonald, director of DWP Operations at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), and to Dr David Watson, director of IBM Research UK.

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