St Albans' Oliver Dowden, MP for Hertsmere, in Prime Minister's honours list

PUBLISHED: 16:35 27 August 2015 | UPDATED: 16:35 27 August 2015

Oliver Dowden MP for Hertsmere has been awarded a CBE

Oliver Dowden MP for Hertsmere has been awarded a CBE

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The Prime Minister's former deputy chief of staff at 10 Downing Street, who is now a politician, has been awarded a CBE in the dissolution honours list 2015.

St Albans based Oliver Dowden, MP for Hertsmere, has received the accolade for public service.

Mr Dowden said: “I am extremely honoured and humbled to receive this award. I am privileged to have had the opportunity to serve the Prime Minister, and now to serve the residents of Hertsmere as a Member of Parliament.”

The honour was announced today (Thursday) as David Cameron also revealed 45 new peers appointed to the House of Lords, including former foreign secretary William Hague.

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