The deadline for submissions for this round is 12.00 on Monday, 6th March 2023.
DLUHC are now inviting you to submit nominations for the New Year 2024 honours round and provide links to an information pack to guide you through the process. Nominations should be submitted using this online form in addition to this, two letters of support are needed and should also be sent to email@example.com. Please feel free to contact them if you need any help, advice or if you encounter any technical difficulties.
The information pack includes useful guidance on drafting your nomination, details about the process and some examples of successful citations. The January edition of the DLUHC honours newsletter is also included which provides updates on the honours process and shares further information and resources to help guide you through the honours system.
DLUHC are once again offering workshops to help you get the best from the honours system. For further detail of sessions and booking information, please use this link
In addition, the honours team will be hosting regular drop-in sessions where you can ask a member of the team any questions. The drop-in sessions will be available every month you can book a place at honours drop-in session.
- Information needed to make a nomination
Please note, you are unable to nominate yourself, self-nominations will not be progressed. The honours system is confidential, as such your candidate must be unaware of the nomination, if the candidate has been made aware of the nomination, it will not be progressed.
Honours are exempt under GDPR, as such you do not need to ask the candidate’s permission to share their personal details.
To complete the honour’s nomination form you will need to supply the following information about your candidate:
- Home address
- Telephone number (home or work)
- Email address (home or work)
- Date of birth
- At least 2 letters of support You will also need to answer the following questions:
- Please explain why your candidate is going above and beyond their recognised role (100 words)
- Please explain what impact your candidate has made in their community or organisation. (200 words)
- What evidence is there to support your candidate’s story? (200 words)
- What challenges or difficulties did your candidate face? (200 words)
- Any additional voluntary or charitable work that should be considered (200 words)
Please note that names which you have previously submitted will not automatically go forward for the New Year 2024 honours round. If you would like these candidates to be reconsidered, you must resubmit their nomination using the online form, briefly explaining what additional information has been included.
Confidentiality The person you are nominating for an honour must not be told that they are being considered as there is no guarantee of success. You can, however, consult anyone else about the nomination to obtain the required information, you will need to explain that your conversations or correspondence are in confidence.
The person you are nominating for an honour must not be told that they are being considered as there is no guarantee of success. You can, however, consult anyone else about the nomination to obtain the required information, you will need to explain that your conversations or correspondence are in confidence.
All the decisions taken about honours candidates are based on merit and achievement, and only the strongest candidates are selected for further consideration. It’s important that the honours list is fair, diverse and reflects society and we encourage nominations from all areas, backgrounds and social groups.
- Further Information
New Year 2024 start of process stake-holder letter