Issued: June 8, 2018
Epping Forest MP Eleanor Laing made a Dame in Queen's Birthday Honours List
Epping Forest MP Eleanor Laing has been made a Dame in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for political and public service.
Mrs Laing has been Member of Parliament for Epping Forest for 21 years.
Mrs Laing was a Shadow Minister for 12 years and has been a Deputy Speaker for the last four-and-a-half years.
She was appointed a member of the Privy Council, the formal body of advisers to the Queen, last November.
A full media release will be issued later.