Dissolution Honours: Dissolution List

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Former Deputy Prime Mminister John Prescott, former Northern Ireland First Minister Ian Paisley and former Tory leader Michael Howard have been given peerages in the Dissolution Honours List.

The list is made at the end of every Parliament to allow outgoing prime ministers to reward colleagues. Here are the recipients in full:

Conservatives

Timothy Eric Boswell - former whip and parliamentary secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Angela Frances Browning - former parliamentary secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Rt Hon John Selwyn Gummer - Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Held other senior posts in government and opposition

Rt Hon Michael Howard QC - former home secretary. Held other senior posts in government and opposition

John Craddock Maples - former economic secretary. Held other senior posts in government and opposition

Sir Michael Spicer - former government minister for housing and chairman of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee

Liberal Democrats

Richard Allan - former MP for Sheffield Hallam and chairman of the Information Select Committee

Matthew Owen John Taylor - former MP for Truro and St Austell, chair of the National Housing Federation

George Philip (Phil) Willis - former MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, former chairman of Science and Technology Select Committee

Labour

Rt Hon Hilary Jane Armstrong - former chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and minister of social exclusion. Held other senior posts in government

Rt Hon Desmond (Des) Henry Browne - former secretary of state for defence. Held other senior posts in government

Quentin Davies - former government minister, defence

Rt Hon Beverley Hughes - former minister of state, Children, Schools and Families

Rt Hon John Hutton - former secretary of state for business. Held other senior posts in government

Rt Hon James (Jim) Philip Knight, former minister of state

Rt Hon Tommy McAvoy - former government deputy chief whip

Rt Hon John McFall - former chair of Treasury Select Committee and MP for West Dunbartonshire

Rt Hon John Leslie Prescott - former deputy prime minister and first secretary of state. Held other posts in senior government

Rt Hon Dr John Reid - former home secretary. Held other senior posts in government

Rt Hon Angela Evans Smith - former minister of state, Cabinet Office

Rt Hon James Donnelly (Don) Touhig - former parliamentary under secretary of state (minister for veterans), Ministry of Defence

Rt Hon Michael David Wills - former minister of state, Ministry of Justice

Democratic Unionist Party

Rt Hon Ian R K Paisley - former first minister and DUP leader

Privy council appointments

Dominic Grieve QC MP - attorney general

Greg Clark MP - minister of state, Department of Communities and Local Government

Alan Duncan MP - minister of state, Department for International Development

Chris Grayling MP - minister of state, Department of Work and Pensions

Nick Herbert MP - minister of state, Ministry of Justice and the Home Office

Baroness Neville-Jones of Hutton Roof DCMG - minister of state, Home Office

Grant Shapps MP - minister of state, Department for Communities and Local Government

Theresa Villiers MP - minister of state, Department for Transport

David Willetts MP - minister of state, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

David Mundell MP - parliamentary under secretary of state, Scotland Office

John Randall MP - deputy chief whip (treasurer of Her Majesty's Household)

Mark Francois MP - government whip (vice chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household)

Nigel Dodds OBE MP

Joan Ruddock MP

Baron West of Spithead GCB

Carwyn Jones - first minister for Wales

Alex Fergusson MSP

Crossbenchers: life peerage

Sir Ian Blair, former commissioner of the Metropolitan Police

Knighthoods

Rt Hon (Trevor) Keith Hill, former minister of state, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

William (Bill) O'Brien, former MP for Normanton 1983-2005

Rt Hon Ian McCartney, former minister of state, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Department for Trade and Industry

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