‘Insulted’ Beatles member who declined the Queen’s honor.
The Queen’s New Year’s Honours list has been released, and several Merseyside names have been included – although one of Liverpool’s biggest stars has previously declined an OBE.
Professor Chris Whitty, a leading role in medicine throughout the epidemic, has been selected to the 2021 Honours List.
Former Birkenhead MP Frank Field has been named a companion of honour, joining the ranks of Sir Elton John, JK Rowling, and Sir Paul McCartney, among others.
On New Year’s Eve, a 37-year-old man was discovered dead inside his home.
While many people aspire to receive an award from the Queen, there have been a number of notable figures who have declined over the years.