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Queen's honour for Isle of Man's former chief minister

Tony Brown by Svetlana Cameron
Tony Brown retired from politics in 2011 after 30 years of public service

The island's former chief minister is one of three Manx residents recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Tony Brown who held the island's top political position between 2006 and 2011, has been appointed OBE for his public and political service.

Other island residents recognised are David Christian and Terence Chilcott.

Mr Christian has been appointed MBE for services to local government while Terence Chilcott receives the BEM for services to the Manx Stroke Foundation.

Mr Christian became Douglas council's youngest ever mayor at the age of 31 and has served on the council since 2003.

Mr Chilcott has been the treasurer of the island's stroke charity for more than 15 years.

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