Barking and Dagenham people receive New Year honours
An equalities chief responsible for developing a diversity strategy within the Crown Prosecution Service is to be given a CBE in the New Year Honours List.
Dale Simon, of Barking, has been director of equality and diversity with the Crown since 2009.
She previously worked at the Ministry of Justice as head of the office for judicial complaints.
Meanwhile, Barking journalist Emdadur Rahman is to receive an OBE for services to the Tower Hamlets community and the Bangladeshi media as part of the 2013 Honours List.
And Barking and Dagenham College catering assistant Sandra Coats, 57, is to be given a British Empire Medal for services to further education.
She has worked at the Dagenham Road college for six years and was previously a dinner lady.
The Romford mum said: “It’s a very demanding job but I absolutely love it.
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“I’m so delighted and overwhelmed.”