Lino Carbosiero
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David Cameron's hair stylist 'honoured' by MBE

6 January 2014 Last updated at 22:37 GMT

The prime minister's hairdresser has said keeping his MBE nomination a secret, was the hardest month of his life.

Lino Carbosiero, who started cutting David Cameron's hair before he entered Downing Street. has been recognised for services to hairdressing.

He said the accolade had left him ''absolutely shocked and so happy''.

And he revealed the reason for changing the prime minister's parting, which prompted headlines in 2010 about Mr Cameron swinging from ''right to left''.