As part of the British honours system, the Special Honours are issued at the Queen's pleasure at any given time. The Special Honours refer to the awards of the Order of the Garter, Order of the Thistle, Order of Merit, Royal Victorian Order and the Order of St John. Life Peerages are at times also awarded as special honours.

Life Peer

Conservative Party

Labour Party

Liberal Democrat Party

Democratic Unionist Party

Crossbench

Most Noble Order of the Garter

Order of the Garter ribbon
Order of the Garter ribbon

Knight of the Order of the Garter (KG)

Lady of the Order of the Garter (LG)

Order of the Companions of Honour

Order of the Companions of Honour ribbon
Order of the Companions of Honour ribbon

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

Knight Bachelor

Knight's Bachelor ribbon
Knight's Bachelor ribbon

Most Honourable Order of the Bath

Order of the Bath ribbon
Order of the Bath ribbon

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB)

Honorary

Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George

Order of St Michael and St George ribbon
Order of St Michael and St George ribbon

Knight/Dame Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG)

Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG)

Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (DCMG)

Honorary

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)

Honorary

Royal Victorian Order

Insignia of a Knight / Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
Insignia of a Knight / Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
Royal Victorian Order ribbon
Royal Victorian Order ribbon

Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)

Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO)

Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO)

Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order (LVO)

Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO)

Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Insignia of a Knight / Dame Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
Insignia of a Knight / Dame Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
Order of the British Empire (Military division) ribbon
Order of the British Empire (Military division) ribbon
Order of the British Empire (Civil division) ribbon
Order of the British Empire (Civil division) ribbon

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE)

Honorary

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

Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)

Honorary

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Honorary

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Conspicuous Gallantry Cross (CGC)

Conspicuous Gallantry Cross ribbon
Conspicuous Gallantry Cross ribbon

Military Cross (MC)

Military Cross ribbon
Military Cross ribbon

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Distinguished Flying Cross ribbon
Distinguished Flying Cross ribbon

Royal Red Cross

Royal Red Cross ribbon
Royal Red Cross ribbon

Associate of the Royal Red Cross (ARRC)

Queen's Gallantry Medal (QGM)

Queen's Gallantry Medal ribbon
Queen's Gallantry Medal ribbon

Imperial Service Medal (ISM)

Imperial Service Medal ribbon
Imperial Service Medal ribbon

Mention in Despatches

Queen's Commendation for Bravery

Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service

Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service insignia
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service insignia

Order of St John

Order of St John ribbon
Order of St John ribbon

Bailiff Grand Cross of the Order of St John

Knight/Dame of the Order of St John

Commander of the Order of St John

Officer of the Order of St John

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