Royal Armouries chair becomes CBE


The chair of the Royal Armouries in Leeds has become a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for services to museums.

Ann Green, from York, has been chair of the museum, which cares for the national collection of arms and armours, since 2003.

In other honours, founder member of the Leeds Race Equality Council, Jean White, becomes an MBE.

And two West Yorkshire police officers receive the Queen's Police Medal.

Deputy Chief Constable David Crompton and Sgt John McFadzean are being given the honour, which is awarded to officers for distinguished service or gallantry.