New Year Honours: Dannie Abse, Rowena Thomas-Breese and Chris Howard
Three of those honoured by in the New Year Honours list describe what it means to them.
Poet and playwright Dannie Abse wonders what his late brother Leo, a former MP, would make of his CBE.
Rowena Thomas-Breese, from Old Colwyn, Conwy, discusses her MBE for services to disabled swimming and charity work.
Chris Howard, head of Lewis School in Pengam, Caerphilly county, talks about his OBE.
- 31 December 2011
- BBC News