Seven Barbadians were today presented with insignias awarded in the Queen???s Birthday Honours for their service to this country.
Receiving the Insignia of Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) were David Bowen and Lionel Nurse for their contribution to the Public Service, as well as Dr. Patricia Downes-Grant for her services to the financial sector.
Three persons received the Insignia of Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). These were: Patricia Layne for her service as Private Secretary to three Governors-General of Barbados; Bertie Hinds for his service to the Royal Barbados Police Force and Dr. Adrian Lorde for his contribution to sports medicine.
The Insignia of Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) was awarded to Desmond Browne for his work in education.