9 Jun 2018

Queen’s Honours: criticism of CBE given to head of Network Rail


Actress Emma Thompson, author Kazuo Ishiguro and former Liverpool football manager Kenny Dalglish have all been recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours list. They’re among more than a thousand people honoured, the vast majority for work in their community. But despite the fact that those decisions were made months ago, there’s been fierce criticism of a CBE handed to Mark Carne, the outgoing chief executive of Network rail – who’s presided over weeks of trains chaos.