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28 December 2019 04:36

New Year's Honours list 2020: Who decides who is given an honour?

Each winner will receive their award from Queen Elizabeth II or her vice-regal representative, which is usually another member of the Royal Family. Celebrities that are given titles tend to get the most attention, like last year's recipients Sir Michael Palin and Dame Lesley Lawson, better known as Twiggy. New Year's Honours list: When is New Year's Honours list announced? New Year's Honours list 2020: Who decides who is given an honour? What are the New Year Honours?

New Year Honours list: What are the New Year Honours?

The New Year Honours is part of the British Honours system. The honours sees new members of orders of chivalry named while other official honours are handed out. The winners are published in the public record London Gazette each year. The 2020 New Year Honours Gazette supplement will be published on December 27 at 10.30pm. READ MORE: New Year's Honours: Brave, hardworking Britons big winners in Queen's list