Colin Preece, 54, from Quarry Close, Burgess Hill, was surprised and delighted to be made an OBE.
A former civil servant Colin has been accountant to the House of Lords for 26 years and works from a Georgian building with views across to the road to the Palace of Westminster.
He is married with two children and four grandchildren.
Published: 22.6.01 Sussex Newspapers Ltd
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