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MBEs or just mates? The broken state of the British honour system

10th February 2024

Is the honours system outdated or simply missued? Even after the sun set on the British Empire over thirty years ago, its honours system lives on. However, these once revered honours have fallen from the peak of the colonial heyday and into rock-bottom regard in the eyes of most, who see the system as opaque ...