The 1979 Dissolution Honours List was issued in June 1979 following the general election of that year.[1][2]

The recipients of honours are displayed as they were styled before their new honour.

Life Peers (all Labour)

Baroness

Baron

Privy Councillor

The Queen appointed the following to Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council:

Knight Bachelor

Members of the Order of the Companions of Honour (CH)

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

British Empire Medal (BEM)

Civil Division

References

  1. ^ "No. 47868". The London Gazette (Supplement). 14 June 1979. pp. 7599–7600.
  2. ^ "Peerage creations 1958-2008" (PDF). House of Lords Library. Retrieved 16 July 2016. Peerage creations are identified as being Dissolution Honours, not Resignation Honours.
  3. ^ AEU: Amalgamated Engineering Union. 1989. p. 5. Very quickly he had that problem under control and in 1975 was awarded a CBE, being knighted in Jim Callaghan's dissolution honours of 1979